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Plymouth Rock


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
McKim, Mead and White Architect
1620/12/21 Gov Edward Winslow Leader MAYFLOWER pilgrims make landfall and establish the Plymouth Colony. Settling the American Colonies
1620/12/21 Gov William Bradford Leader MAYFLOWER pilgrims row a skiff to Plymouth rock and "hastened ashore and made to drink water, that the seamen might have the more beer." William Bradford Beer Settling the American Colonies
1620/12/21 Myles Standish Military Leader MAYFLOWER pilgrims make landfall and establish the Plymouth Colony. Settling the American Colonies
1620/12/21 Pilgrims MAYFLOWER pilgrims make landfall and establish the Plymouth Colony. Settling the American Colonies
1820/12/22 Daniel Webster Speaker At a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Pilgrims' landing, Webster delivers a moving speech on the relationship between property rights and the foundation of a republican nation. He also uses this occasion to denounce the African slave-trade. Slavery In America

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Particulars for Plymouth Rock:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Other Description Classical
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Historic Use Conservation Area
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Criteria Historic Event
Attribute Moved property
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Sight Category Object
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000680
Resource Type:
Owner: State
Architect: McKim,Mead and White
Architectural Style: Classical revival, Other
Attribute: Classical
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Exploration-settlement, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Moved property, Commemorative property, Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1600-1649
Significant Year: 1620, 1880, 1926
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Conservation area
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Monument, Marker

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Mayflower Compact


IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. We, whose names are underwritten, the Loyal Subjects of our dread Sovereign Lord King James, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first Colony in the northern Parts of Virginia; Do by these Presents, solemnly and mutually, in the Presence of God and one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid: And by Virtue hereof do enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions, and Officers, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general Good of the Colony; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience. IN WITNESS whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names at Cape-Cod the eleventh of November, in the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King James, of England, France, and Ireland, the eighteenth, and of Scotland the fifty-fourth, Anno Domini; 1620.


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