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Plymouth in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

America’s First Street

 
 
America’s First Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. America’s First Street Marker
Inscription.  
America’s first street and site
of the home of William Brewster,
the Pilgrims’ spiritual leader.
Formerly First Street, its name
was changed to Leyden Street in honour
of the city in the Netherlands
that offered refuge to the Pilgrims.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 57.353′ N, 70° 39.823′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Leyden Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling west on Leyden Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth MA 02360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Brewster House Site (a few steps from this marker); On This Lot (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Samuel Fuller (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of an 1621 House (within shouting distance of this marker); Metacomet (King Philip) (within shouting distance of this
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marker); The Common House (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. James Bartlett House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town House of Plymouth (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
America’s First Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. America’s First Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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