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

Massasoit

 
 
Massasoit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. Massasoit Marker
Inscription.
Great Sachem
of
the Wampanoags
Protector and
Preserver of the
Pilgrims
1621

Erected by the
Improved Order of Red Men
A grateful tribute
1921

 
Erected 1921 by Improved Order of Red Men.
 
Location. 41° 57.484′ N, 70° 39.75′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Water Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is between Carver and Water Streets, in Cole's Hill. 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. America's Hometown (here, next to this marker); James Cole (a few steps from this marker); Pilgrim Memorial State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Plymouth Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); National Day of Mourning (within shouting distance of this marker); First Burying Ground of Mayflower Passengers (within shouting distance of this marker); Gurnet Fortifications (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coles Hill (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Also see . . .  Sachim Massasoit on the State Capital grounds in Salt Lake City, Utah
Massasoit Statue with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, circa July 1988
2. Massasoit Statue with Marker
Designed by Cyrus E. Dallin. It appears, based on the version in Salt Lake City, below, that the statue originally carried a pipe, which is now missing.
. (Submitted on March 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
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Massasoit Statue in Salt Lake City, Utah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, circa May 1997
3. Massasoit Statue in Salt Lake City, Utah
In 1922 Dallin presented the original plaster figure to the State of Utah. A bronze copy ws placed in the gardens in front of the building, perhaps to honor Cyrus Dallin and to make a connection between Utah and the early history of the nation.
Massasoit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 17, 2014
4. Massasoit Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,533 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on August 1, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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