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

First Fort

 
 
First Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. First Fort Marker
Inscription.
Site of the
First Fort
Built in 1621
Lower part used for church
Also site of the fort
built in 1675
which was 100 ft sq. Sides 10½ ft high

 
Location. 41° 57.321′ N, 70° 39.95′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker can be reached from School Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Burial Hill cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth MA 02360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Cushman (a few steps from this marker); Tercentenary Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); Mr. Thomas Clarke (within shouting distance of this marker); James Warren (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Scammell (within shouting distance of this marker); John Alden (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Doty (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, Castles
 
Marker on Burial Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. Marker on Burial Hill
First Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
3. First Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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