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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday: National Monument to the Forefathers, Plymouth, MA

Because so many of the Mayflower passengers and some of their descendants final resting places are unknown the next best offering to their memories are monuments. 

In Plymouth, Massachusetts there is the National Monument to the Forefathers a very imposing tribute.  I visited this monument in 2003.

This video on You Tube is very good and it explains the monument to some degree and were it is located.  It is a slight bit political:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wo-ZAcaLDw&feature=related

From Destination Plymouth Co., MA:  http://www.seeplymouth.com/things-to-do/national-monument-forefathers


Monument to the Forefathers, Plymouth, MA

Closer yet to the Monument

The statue on top

The first list of the passengers
2nd list - William White is 5th from the bottom above the paragraph.
They include his sons
One of several murals with subjects like Liberty another was Education
The first inscription with two of the statues the one on the right is Morality

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