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

Elder William Brewster

 
 
Elder William Brewster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. Elder William Brewster Marker
Inscription.  
In memoriam
Elder William Brewster
Patriarch of the Pilgrims
and their ruling elder   1609-1644
Outstanding leader of Pilgrim movement,
the founding of Plimouth Plantation
and the establishment of civil and
religious liberty in the New World.

B. at Scrooby, England, ca. 1566-7
D. at Plymouth, N.E. ca. April 10, 1644.
A resident of Plymouth and Duxbury
M. ca. 1568-9, D. at Plymouth ca. April 17, 1626
Both Mayflower passengers rest
in unknown graves in Plymouth,
possibly in or near Burial Hill.

Erected 1967
by the Elder William Brewster Society

 
Erected 1967 by Elder William Brewster Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 57.354′ N, 70° 39.911′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on School Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in the Burial Hill cemetery.
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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. Edward Doty (here, next to this marker); John Alden (a few steps from this marker); Alexander Scammell (a few steps from this marker); Burial Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Unitarian Controversy of 1801 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Church of Scrooby Leyden and the Mayflower (within shouting distance of this marker); Major William Bradford (within shouting distance of this marker); Metacomet (King Philip) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Elder William Brewster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. Elder William Brewster Marker
Marker on Burial Hill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
3. Marker on Burial Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 853 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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