Plymouth Celebration 2014

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About the Event

The National Monument to the Forefathers turns 125 on August 1st of this year — 2014. As the largest solid granite monument in the United States, and the most ornate in giving the details of our Pilgrim forefathers, this is an event in “America’s Hometown” that you, your family, church or civic group will not want to miss!

REGISTER FOR THE EVENTIn addition to a grand celebration of the monument on Saturday, we will be showing Kirk Cameron’s film on Thursday evening entitled Monumental, a film which highlights the monument as a blueprint for liberty. The Academy of Arts from South Carolina will also perform their Pilgrim drama called “The Venture of 1620” on Friday and Saturday evenings — a must see. Make your pilgrimage to Plymouth this summer and join us July 31 - August 2!


Event Program
(July 31 – August 2  |  Plymouth, MA)

This celebration offers a variety of activities suitable for families and groups. Go on inspiring historic walking tours of Plymouth, interact with historical reenactors, and be informed by the many lectures presented!

Thursday, July 31

6:30pm - Evening at Memorial Hall (83 Court Street)
Movie: Monumental with Marshall Foster

Friday, August 1

9am-3:45pm - Lectures by various speakers

9am-4pm - “Discover the Pilgrims” Historical Walking Tours
Choose from four 90-minute tours — 50-person limit per tour.

Tour 1 9:00am  |  Tour 2 10:30am  |  Tour 3 1:00pm  |  Tour 4 2:30pm


TOUR DESTINATIONS INCLUDE

Brewster Gardens
Brewster Gardens*

William Bradford
William Bradford

Plymouth Rock
Plymouth Rock*

Pilgrim Mothers Monument
Pilgrim Mothers Monument

Mayflower Society House
Mayflower Society House*

Cole’s Hill
Cole’s Hill†

Burial Hill
Burial Hill*

Mayflower II
Mayflower II

Leyden Street
Leyden Street**

6:00pm - Pilgrim Progress Reenactment

7:00pm - “The Venture of 1620”
(Performed by the Academy of Arts at Memorial Hall)


Saturday, August 2

8:00am-12:00pm - The Forefathers Monument

Pilgrim Progress, Opening Festivities (American Flag Raising, National Anthem)

Presentations at the monument by various speakers

12:00pm - Celebration continues with vendors, games, crafts, interaction with Wampanoag, Pilgrim, Patriot and Civil War reenactors, presentations, pilgrim “dress-up” and more!

Pilgrim Progress Parade
Pilgrim Progress Parade

Guided Walking Tours
Guided Walking Tours

Flag Raising
Flag Raising††


7:00pm - “The Venture of 1620”
(Performed by the Academy of Arts at Memorial Hall)





The FACE Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration

Announcing the FACE Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration (1964-2014) in Plymouth—July 31, 2014!

Join us at a FACE Fiftieth reception on July 31, 5:00-6:30pm, at Memorial Hall to celebrate 50 years of FACE’s mission to publish and teach Christian history. Come enjoy good food, great fellowship, and inspiration to make the next 50 years count for our children and future generations. Come learn the triumph, sabotage, and hope for restoring Christian character and self-government in our nation. RSVP to melissa@face.net.




* Photos of Plymouth Destinations Courtesy of TripAdvisor
** Photo Courtesy of Swampyank at en.wikipedia
† Photos of Cole’s Hill Courtesy of Town of Plymouth, MA
†† Photo Courtesy of Nathan Parde at en.wikipedia


Watch the Video Invitation by Dr. Paul Jehle

Dr. Paul Jehle, Executive Director of Plymouth Rock Foundation, invites you to Plymouth for the 125th anniversary of the National Monument to the Forefathers.

“They who dwell in the ends of the earth stand in awe of your signs; You make the dawn and the sunset shout for joy.” —Psalm 65:8 NASB

Watch the Trailer for ‘The Venture of 1620’


REGISTER FOR THE EVENT

 

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