First Encounter Monument

First Encounter Monument (HMYIA)

Location: Eastham, MA 02642 Barnstable County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 49.332', W 70° 0.207'

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Commemorating the Pilgrims' first encounter with Native Americans

On this spot hostile Indians had their first encounter December 8, 1620, old style, with Myles Standish, John Carver, William Bradford, John Tilley, Edward Winslow, John Howland, Edward Tilley, Richard Warren, Stephen Hopkins, Edward Dotey, John Allerton, Thomas English, Master Mate Clark, Master Gunner Copin, and three sailors of the Mayflower Company
Year Placed1920
Placed ByProvincetown Tercentenary 1620 Commission, John F Paramino, Sculp. 1922 Boston, Ma
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 3:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 416665 N 4630522
Decimal Degrees41.82220000, -70.00345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 49.332', W 70° 0.207'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 49' 19.92" N, 70° 0' 12.42" W
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Area Code(s)508
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 Sherwood Rd, Eastham MA 02642, US
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