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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.
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.
 
Location. 41° 57.351′ N, 70° 39.908′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on 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. Edward Doty (here, next to this marker); Burial Hill (a few steps from this marker); John Alden (a few steps from this marker); Alexander Scammell
Elder William Brewster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. Elder William Brewster Marker
(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); Tercentenary Cannons (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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker on Burial Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
3. Marker on Burial Hill
 
 
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 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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