Duxbury in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Alden House Historic Site
Welcome to the Alden House Historic Site
Part of original land grant given to Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Mullins Alden in 1627 and home to generations of Aldens. The property is now a National Historic Landmark and owned by the Alden Kindred of America, Inc.
Alden House Site Map
Guided tours are offered seasonally and start in the barn. Please visit www.alden.org for schedule.
Offers visitor information & gift shop. Open year-round.
Alden “First Site”
1630 Foundation of John and Priscilla Alden’s home. Follow trail markers to site. Year-round.
After you’ve toured the Alden House and the heirloom & kitchen gardens, we encourage you to visit the Alden “First Site” foundation and an original Pilgrim Trail – the “Duxburrow Trail”, part of the original path from Plymouth to Marshfield.
Other Pilgrim Sites you might want to visit:
• Old Burying Ground & Alden family grave sites; First Meeting House Site. (Chestnut St. & Pilgrim Byway)
• Miles Standish Monument. (Standish Shore, Off Crescent St.)
• Standish Cellar Hile. (Standish
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1627.
Location. 42° 2.739′ N, 70° 41.157′ W. Marker is in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue south of Alden Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duxbury MA 02332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philip Delano (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of First School House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Ford's Store (approx. half a mile away); The Beginning of the Bradford House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reynolds-Maxwell Garden (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Tide Grist Mills (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shipyard Center (approx. ľ mile away); Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duxbury.
Also see . . .
1. Alden House Historic Site. Alden Kindred of America website homepage (Submitted on July 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. John Alden. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 19, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.