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National Monument to the Forefathers

Formerly known as the Pilgrim Monument, National Monument to the Forefathers is thought to be the world's largest freestanding solid-granite monument. It took 30 years to build and represents the religious values of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth in 1620.   

Located inland compared to the other popular attractions of Plymouth, National Monument to the Forefathers is worth a visit. This gigantic granite structure lauds a Victorian-era interpretation of the pursuits that motivated the Pilgrims to leave England and start their own colony. 

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National Monument to the Forefathers

National Monument to the Forefathers at Hotel 1620

  • Hours:

    • April through November
    • Dawn - Dusk
  • Are pets allowed at the National Monument to the Forefathers?

    Yes. Pets are allowed at the National Monument to the Forefathers as long as they are on a leash and well-behaved.

    What is special about the National Monument to the Forefathers?

    The National Monument to the Forefathers is an 81-foot tall (25mts) monument and is believed to be the world's largest solid granite monument.

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