Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
Your historic visit might begin with a Whale of a heads up!

Photo by
Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A harbor sunset

Harbor Sunset
Mary Shields

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH THE ART COMPLEX MUSEUM, DUXBURY

Duxbury,
photo provided by Art Complex Museum

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN with the Thanksgiving PARADE

Thanksgiving Parade
Photo Provided by Destination Plymouth

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH a trip to Wareham

Onset
Photo by Nicole Gouthro

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A full moon on the North River

Damons Point, Marshfield
Photo by Jay Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A WALK THROUGH BURIAL HILL.

Burial Hill
Photo by Katie McLaughlin

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR historic visit might begin with your best round of golf.

Rees Jones 15th hole
Photo Provided by Pine Hills

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A Destination Wedding

The Grooms First Look
Photo By Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A some nightlife

Photo by The Mirrored Image Photography

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR historic visit might begin with spotting a great humpback whale.

Captain John Whale Watch
Photo by Carol "Krill" Carson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR Historic Visit Might Begin with a friends and cocktails

Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
Your Historic Visit Might Begin with a Scrumptious Cupcake

Cupcake Charlie's

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN in Hull

Hull
PCCVB

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A ICE CREAM SUNDAE.

Ice Cream Cruises
Photo by Plymouth Cruises

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH stepping back in time

Plimoth Plantation
Photo provided by Plimoth Plantation

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH some Fall cranberies

Cranberries
Photo courtesy of the A.D. Makepeace Company

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN on a bench with a great view

Lighthouse Road Scituate
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH a Fall day

Harvest decorations in Brewster Gardens
Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR Historic Visit Might Begin with a Harbor Rainbow

Photo by Shields Design Studio

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A TRIP TO PLYMOUTH ROCK.

Plymouth Rock
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH a Fall picnic

Oliver Mill Park, Middleboro
Photo By Tom Vacchino

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH the oldest street in America

Lyden Street
Photo by Katie Buckell

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A CRANBERRY HARVEST.

Cranberry Harvest
Photo by Ad Makepeace

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR Historic Visit Might Begin With Shopping On Main Street

Photo by Wes Ennis

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH with a walk in nature

White Horse Beach
Photo by Destination Plymouth

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR historic visit might begin with a look inside the 1809 Hedge House.

Plymouth Antiquarian Society.
Photo by Dan Cutrona.

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN with a rainbow.

Beach Rainbow, Scituate
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A PIRATE ATTACK

A Pirate Cruise Aboard the Lobster Tale
Photo Provided by Plymouth Cruises

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A BREATHTAKING VIEW OF THE HARBOR.

Plymouth Harbor
Photo by Katie McLaughlin

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN AT PLIMOTH PLANTATION

Plimoth Plantation
Photo by Wes Ennis

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
YOUR HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH Dinosaurs!

Edaville USA, Dino Land
By Nicole Estrella of 5 Stars Families

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Brockton Fairgrounds
433 Forest Avenue
Brockton, MA 02301

The Brockton Fair

Thursday, July 2, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, July 12, 2015 (All day)

One of America's oldest & finest country fairs returns July 2nd - July 12th, 2015!
Join us for thrilling rides, fireworks, demolition derby, truck pulling, wrestling, bands and more! Read more about The Brockton Fair

Plymouth Harbor & Downtown
Main Street, Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Saturday, July 4, 2015 (All day)

9:30am Parade - 7:30pm Waterfront Concert - 9:00pm Fireworks

Always a great time to be in America's Home Town! Parade route begins at Cordage Park Marketplace on Court Street in North Plymouth and winds its way down Court Street through downtown Plymouth and Main Street, continuing onto Main St. Ext. to Water Street. Concert will feature Patriotic Favorites. Read more about Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA
Phone: 508-866-8190

Red, White & Blue Days at Edaville

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

Edaville USA is starting July off right with a brand new theme weekend: Red, White, and Blue Days. Guests will be surrounded by red, white, and blue décor and a proud patriotic park. Kids and adults will both enjoy themselves with a variety of foods, classic-themed activities, and unlimited use of all amusements.

Please check the weblink for information on other events at Edaville.

 

  Read more about Red, White & Blue Days at Edaville

Burial Hill
School Street (next to First Parish) Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-0012

Burial Hill Tours - History in Progress: The Revolutionary World of Dr. James Thacher

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 1:00pm

The Revolutionary World of Dr. James ThacherEncounter the spirit of 1776 in the life and times of Dr. James Thacher, a military surgeon in the Continental Army and one of the most important first-person chroniclers of the American Revolution. Guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin. Tour begins at the top of the Hill.

Visit the weblink or call for more information.

  Read more about Burial Hill Tours - History in Progress: The Revolutionary World of Dr. James Thacher

Harlow Old Fort House
119 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-0012

Pilgrim Breakfast

Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Costumed servers dish out piping hot fishcakes, baked beans, cornbread and other tasty fare, while strolling singers share songs, riddles, and 17th century cheer. This hearty New England breakfast is a local tradition not to be missed! Proceeds benefit the preservation of the 1677 Harlow House.

Fee: $12.50 per person; $10 members; $45 family discount (2 adults and up to 3 children). Read more about Pilgrim Breakfast

Mattapoisett Historical Society
5 Church Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739
Phone: 508-758-2844

Ice Cream Social

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 6:15pm

Celebrate Summer with an ice cream sundae before heading to the concert at the Gazebo in shipyard Park.
Rain Date July 15. Free, Donations Accepted Read more about Ice Cream Social

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

Fiddler on the Roof

Friday, July 10, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, July 12, 2015 (All day)

Performances are July 10 & 11 at 7:30pm & July 12 at 2pm
Also, July 17 & 18 at 7:30pm & July 19 at 2pm and
July 23, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm
Read more about Fiddler on the Roof

Plymouth Waterfront
Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-7727

Annual Plymouth Harbor Roots & Folk Festival

Saturday, July 11, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, July 12, 2015 (All day)

Featuring live entertainment, crafters, artisans, activities for children and much, much more!

For more information on please call or email or visit the weblink. Read more about Annual Plymouth Harbor Roots & Folk Festival

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA
Phone: 508-866-8190

Hello Kitty

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

Meet some of your childrens favorite characters here at Edaville USA. These are fun filled family weekends that make great photo opportunities with internationally loved characters!

  Read more about Hello Kitty

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA
Phone: 508-888-3300

Heritage Museums and Gardens’ Hydrangeas 2015 Conference

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (All day) to Thursday, July 16, 2015 (All day)

Heritage Museums & Gardens, one of the premier gardens in the Northeast, will host Hydrangeas 2015 in the summer of 2015, featuring leading horticulturists and experts in the cultivation of this iconic flowering plant. Renowned tree and shrub expert, author, and hydrangea hybridizer Dr. Michael Dirr will deliver the keynote lecture. In 2015, Dirr was made a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors; the only ornamental plant breeder to ever receive this distinction. Read more about Heritage Museums and Gardens’ Hydrangeas 2015 Conference

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

Fiddler on the Roof

Friday, July 17, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, July 19, 2015 (All day)

Performances are July 17 & 18 at 7:30pm & July 19 at 2pm
Also, July 23, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm

Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. With the help of  colorful and tight- knit Jewish Community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social morels and the barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. Read more about Fiddler on the Roof

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA
Phone: 508-866-8190

Curious George

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 6:00pm

Meet some of your childrens favorite characters here at Edaville USA. These fun filled family weekends are great photo opportunities with internationally loved characters. Come and join in the fun!

  Read more about Curious George

Mattapoisett Historical Society
5 Church Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739
Phone: 508-758-2844

Walking Tour of Mattapoisett Waterfront

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

Learn about the little town that built the whalers for Nantucket and New Bedford. Explore the waterfront streets and wharves where the action took place.

Free with Museum Admission ($5 adults, $2 children under 6, Members free)
Meet at the Mattapoisett Historical Society. Read more about Walking Tour of Mattapoisett Waterfront

Shipyard Park
Water Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739

Mattapoisett Harbor Days

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 9:00am to Monday, July 20, 2015 - 4:00pm

Vist the Mattapoisett Historical Society's booth at Shipyard Park for a unique shopping opportunity. Read more about Mattapoisett Harbor Days

Mattapoisett Free Public Library
7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739

New Bedford Whaling & Mattapoisett Ships

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join Seth Mendell for a look into Mattapoisett's role in the New Bedford Whaling Industry
$5 Suggested Donation
Meet at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Read more about New Bedford Whaling & Mattapoisett Ships

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