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

William Bradford

 
 
William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. William Bradford Marker
Inscription.
William Bradford
Governor and Historian
of the
Plymouth Colony

Born in Austerfield, England – 1590
Died in Plymouth, New England – 1657

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“So they lefte ye goodly & pleasante citie, which had been their resting place nere 12 years; but they knew they were pilgrims, & looked not much on those things, but lift up their eyes to ye heavens, their dearest cuntrie, and quieted their spritis.”
William Bradford
“of Plimouth Plantation”


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“Lastly (and which was not least) a great hope, & inward zeal they had of laying some good foundation (or at least to make some way thereunto) for ye propagating & advancing ye Gospell of ye Kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of ye world, yea, though they should be but even as stepping stones, unto others for ye performing of so great a work.”
William Bradford
“of Plimouth Plantation”

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“Placed by the
Plymouth
Bicentennial Commission
Thanksgiving Day
November 25, 1976

 
Location. 41° 57.386′ N, 70° 39.723′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts
Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. Side of Monument
, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Waterfront Street. Touch for map. Marker and Statue is located in the Plymouth Park on Water St. 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. Plymouth Waterfront (a few steps from this marker); Cole’s Hill (a few steps from this marker); 1630-1930 (within shouting distance of this marker); Leyden Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Tribble House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Coles Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); First House Built by the Pilgrims (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Isaac Doten (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
3. Side of Monument
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
4. Rear of Monument
William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 17, 2014
5. William Bradford Marker
William Bradford Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
6. William Bradford Statue
William Bradford Marker in Plymouth Park image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 17, 2014
7. William Bradford Marker in Plymouth Park
William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 17, 2014
8. William Bradford Marker
H I William Bradford of Austerfield, Yorkshire England. Was the son of William and Alice Bradford. He was the governor of Plymouth Colony from 1621 to 1633, 1635,1637, 1639-1643 and 1645 to 1657
William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 17, 2014
9. William Bradford Marker
Under this stone rest the ashes of William Bradford a zealous purian and sincere Christrian, Gov. of Ply. Col. from april 1621 to 1657 (the year he died age 69) except 5 yrs which he declined.
 
 
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