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

Major William Bradford

 
 
Major William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. Major William Bradford Marker
Inscription.
H I
William
Bradford
of Austerfield
Yorkshire
England. Was the
son of William
and Alice Bradford.
He was Governor of
Plymouth Colony
from
1621 to 1633
1635
1637
1639 to 1643
1645 to 1657

< Rear of obelisk : >
Under this stone
rest the ashes of
Willm Bradford
a zealous puritans &
sincere Christian
Gov. of Ply. Col. from
April 1621 to 1657,
(the year he died
aged 69)
except 5 yrs.
which he declined.

Oua patres difficillime
adepti sunt nilite
turpiter relinquere

 
Location. 41° 57.367′ N, 70° 39.96′ 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. James Warren (within shouting distance of this marker); Mr. Thomas Clarke (within shouting distance of this marker); Elder William Brewster (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Doty (about 300 feet away, measured
Major William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. Major William Bradford Marker
in a direct line); First Fort (about 300 feet away); John Alden (about 300 feet away); Burial Hill (about 300 feet away); Alexander Scammell (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Major William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
3. Major William Bradford Marker
Major William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
4. Major William Bradford Marker
Marker on Burial Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
5. Marker on Burial Hill
Statue of Major William Bradford image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
6. Statue of Major William Bradford
This statue of William Bradford is located on the Plymouth waterfront.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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