Picturesque Plymouth, MA is full of intriguing history that shaped the very beginnings of our country. Choose from one of the following walking tours to learn more about this region.
Discover Plymouth’s History: Take a step back in time as our guide, dressed in period clothing, takes you along the same paths our forefathers walked hundreds of years ago. Learn about the people, places and events that shaped the beginning of our country as you walk through the historic district of Plymouth.
Forefather’s Monument: Standing 81 feet tall and located on a hill in historic Plymouth, this hidden gem is the largest free standing solid granite monument in the country. Come learn what each of the five statues represents and hear the history of the Pilgrims all in one spot! On your tour you will see the sight of the first meetinghouse that was built in 1621 and the sights of some of the homes of the first Pilgrims. You will walk by the first burial site of the Pilgrims and walk up First Street to the sight of the first church built in Plymouth. These are only a sample of the history you will experience while on the tour. Of course a large part of the tour experience will be hearing the humorous and entertaining historical perspective of our costumed miller.
Business Not as Usual / Pilgrim EconomicsTour: Hear the stories of struggle and survival that set the cornerstones of our country. Learn how the Pilgrims economic principles instituted free trade, industry, and capitalism.