America's Hometown at the Heart of Plymouth County

America's Hometown at the Heart of Plymouth County (HM214I)

Location: Plymouth, MA 02360 Plymouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 57.566', W 70° 39.76'

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Welcome to Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plymouth, "America's Hometown" is the site of the first permanent settlement of English Colonists in New England. Climb aboard Mayflower II, a recreation of the ship that sailed the Pilgrims to the new world . . . and learn of their 66-day voyage. Plymouth Rock . . . the legendary landing place of the Pilgrims is nestled within the shadow cast by the mast of the Mayflower II. Visit Plimouth Plantation . . . chat with men and women who portray actual residents of the early settlement as they present a view of 17th-century life. Explore the Wampanoag Homesite and learn the story of one Wampanoag man Hobbamock, as well as the culture and history of those who lived on this land for hundreds of generations. At America's oldest public museum, Pilgrim Hall . . . view Pilgrim artifacts brought on the Mayflower. Tour our Historic Homes . . . the 1640 Sparrow House . . . the 1653 Alden House . . . the 1667 Howland House . . . the 1677 Harlow Old Fort House . . . the 1754 Mayflower Society House . . . the 1809 Hedge House and the reconstructed Jenney Grist Mill. Enjoy one of many narrated tours be it on the water, walking or riding. Peruse the quaint shops along Main Street and the Village Marketplace. Take a Whale Watch, a narrated Cruise of Plymouth Harbor or go Deep Sea Fishing. Enjoy water fun and
outdoor adventures on sandy beaches and the hundreds of ponds and lakes that abound in the sea. State forests, conservation areas and parks offer the perfect setting for hiking, biking and picnicking. Be sure to explore our award-winning golf courses. Visit the many galleries and art centers that feature local artists. Enjoy all Plymouth County has to offer . . . here Where History is Just the Beginning!
America's Hometown is charm, A town square, a village green, And all around them, growth . . . Progress without disturbing the past. Heritage is carefully preserved, But Plymouth is more than history . . . A Hometown with pride And beauty and opportunity.
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HM NumberHM214I
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Date Added Sunday, August 27th, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 362212 N 4646609
Decimal Degrees41.95943333, -70.66266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 57.566', W 70° 39.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 57' 33.96" N, 70° 39' 45.6" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)508, 617, 774
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 79 Water St, Plymouth MA 02360, US
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