Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A 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 AT THE NATION'S OLDEST PUBLIC MUSEUM.

Pilgrim Hall Museum
Photo by Ali Stevenson

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

Burial Hill
Photo by Katie McLaughlin

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

Hull
PCCVB

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
A 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 with a friends and cocktails

Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH ICE CREAM AT NELSON PARK

Nelson Park
Ali Stevenson

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

Harbor Sunset
Mary Shields

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A walk on the beach.

Manomet Beach
Photo by Mary Shields

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A TOUR a pirate attack!

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

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

Plimoth Plantation
Photo provided by Plimoth Plantation

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A 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 trip to Wareham

Onset
Photo by Nicole Gouthro

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

Cranberry Harvest
Photo by Ad Makepeace

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

Photo by The Mirrored Image Photography

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

Plymouth County Golf
Photo Provided by Destination Plymouth

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

Photo by Wes Ennis

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A 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 rainbow.

Beach Rainbow, Scituate
Photo by Ali Stevenson

Plymouth County
History is just the beginning
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN BY PREPARING TO SAIL

Mayflower II
Photo by Jennifer Monac

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

Plimoth Plantation
Photo by Wes Ennis

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

Brewster Garden Photo by David Grossmen

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

Lyden Street
Photo by Katie Buckell

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

The Grooms First Look
Photo By Ali Stevenson

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
A HISTORIC VISIT MIGHT BEGIN WITH A boat ride on the North River

Damons Point, Marshfield
Photo by Ali Stevenson

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

Ice Cream Cruises
Photo by Plymouth Cruises

Upcoming Events

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Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-5342

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Thursday, May 1, 2014 (All day) to Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)

Cruises for all ages - sailing daily!
 
PIRATE CRUISES: Climb aboard for a swashbuckling good time. Battle the enemy pirate ship using mighty water cannons, win back the treasure and celebrate with music, song and dance. Kids will discover the real hidden treasures of the sea when they haul up a lobster trap.  Lots of of fun and surprises on this ocean adventure. (Also availble for kids birthday parties).
 
Read more about Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Duxbury (various locations) MA

Duxbury Music Festival

Sunday, July 20, 2014 (All day) to Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day)

South Shore Conservatory proudly presents the DUXBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL, an intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance, unique to all of New England. Founded with the knowledge that music enriches the human spirit and the belief that this enrichment endures in the lives of its participants, the Duxbury Music Festival is located in an idyllic seaside community, thirty-five miles south of Boston and twenty miles north of Cape Cod. Read more about Duxbury Music Festival

South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA
Phone: 781-659-2559

Meet the Artists Reception - “Beyond the Garden Gate”Juried Art Show

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The annual juried exhibit is open to artists and photographers whose entries embraced the theme of gardens and flowers. The exhibit is a companion event to the Center’s annual Garden Tour. Artists are invited to submit two dimensional, framed artwork in the following medias: oil, watercolor, acrylic, pencil, pastel, mixed media and photography. Work must be original and not previously exhibited in a Vine Hall Gallery show.

Exhibition runs June 27-August 26, 2014 Read more about Meet the Artists Reception - “Beyond the Garden Gate”Juried Art Show

Forges Field
Jordan Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Plymouth Pilgrims Red Sox Night

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 6:00pm

Mamma Mia's is sponsoring the Plymouth Pilgrims Red Sox Night! Meet Wally the Green Monster & 1967 Cy Young Award Winner, Jim Lonborg!

There will be Gift Card Raffles, a Pizza Eating Contes (adults) and Games for Kids and Giveaways!

Come and enjoy a fun night for the whole famiy.

  Read more about Plymouth Pilgrims Red Sox Night

Cape Cod
Various towns
MA

Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration

Thursday, July 24, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, August 3, 2014 (All day)

The weeklong celebration of the Cape Cod Canal’s centennial will be filled with maritime-themed events for the whole family, from historical exhibits and tall ships on display from around the world to a tugboat parade and children’s activities along the canal. There will be an opening gala and a grand ball as well as a tour of the historic Charles W. Morgan, the last surviving wooden whaling ship.

July 25-28. Come aboard the Charles W. Morgan Read more about Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration

Town Wharf Dock
Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1943

Summer Sunset Cruise Series – 4,000 Feet Above Sea Level

Thursday, July 24, 2014 (All day)

Travel to the foot of the Andes mountains to the beautiful Mendoza Argentina. Jennifer Weldon of South Shore Wine Imports will walk you through her magnificent portfolio featuring Malbes, Cabernet Sauvignon and Torrontes. Driftwood Publick house will be on board to serve up some tantalizing dishes for the tasting menu.

Reservations now available at $55/person. Call 508-746-1943
Other cruise dates are August 7, 14 & 21.
All cruises will depart from the Plymouth Town Wharf aboard the "Lobster Tales". Read more about Summer Sunset Cruise Series – 4,000 Feet Above Sea Level

Plymouth Public Library
132 South Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-4250

The Larry Stevens Duo-Summer Lawn Concert Series

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 1:00pm

Rock out with Larry Stevens on acoustic guitar and Van Manakus on guitar in the second lawn concert during our summer library programming, Reading on the High SeasRead more about The Larry Stevens Duo-Summer Lawn Concert Series

State Pier
77 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-3434

The Pilgrim Belle Wine Cruise

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join in the fun! Meet actual folks that work directly for the participating wineries!

All wines tasted will be available to purchase at Empire Wine & Spirits!

Cost is $30 per person.

To reserve tickets, call 508-747-3434. Also, visit the weblink for lots of other special cruise events! Read more about The Pilgrim Belle Wine Cruise

Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Phone: 508-678-1100

Free Fun Friday at Battleship Cove

Friday, July 25, 2014 (All day)

Battleship Cove will offer free one-day admission to all visitors as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Friday.

This is your chance to not just learn history, but live it at the world’s largest historic naval ship and maritime museum. Read more about Free Fun Friday at Battleship Cove

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

Jr. Conductors Camp

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 5:00pm

Meet the Conductors! We are proud to introduce our first ever Jr. Conductor's Camp! You can stay for a couple of hours or enjoy the whole day at the park learning all about what it takes to be a conductor on the rails here at Edaville USA. 

$20 Ages 2-59
$17 Ages 60+

Under 2 are Free
All park rides and attractions included

  Read more about Jr. Conductors Camp

Briggs-McDermott House
22 Sandwich Road (opposite the Bourne Library)
Bourne, MA

An Afternoon of Music

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrating 100 years of the Cape Cod Canal! Many talented groups of local musicians will perform music from the last 100 years. FREE family event! Food and non-alcoholic beverages available. Read more about An Afternoon of Music

King Caesar House
120 King Caesar Road
Duxbury, MA
Phone: 81-934-6106

Walking Tour of Powder Point

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

Tony Kelso, Duxbury’s Town Historian, will lead a walking tour of the south side of Powder Point, the former Weston family property that was developed by the Wrights at the turn of the 20th century. Many of the houses built during the period of 1900-1920 had famous architects designing them, a testament to the wealth and connections of the summer residents at the time. Tony Kelso has recently completed some brand new research on this topic, and the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society is pleased and honored to be supporting local research by hosting this event. Read more about Walking Tour of Powder Point

The Stetson House Museum & Archives
514 Hanover Street
Hanover, MA 02339

Free Historic Foodways Program for Children 'Connecting to the Vine'

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The July program sets children off on an adventure in historic gardening. An educator from the South Shore Science Center, Melissa Kurkoski, will take children on a nature walk through the museums herb garden and show what herb uses in the mid 19th century and how we can use them today for cooking and medicine. Children will use their senses as them smell, touch, and create their own garden in a flower pot they can take home. Traditional dress up clothes, games, and a play about gardening will also be provided for families to enjoy at their leisure before or after the nature walk. Read more about Free Historic Foodways Program for Children 'Connecting to the Vine'

Billington Sea Kayak
41 Branch Point Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-269-2031

Sunset Kayak SUP Tour on Billington Sea

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

When the sun goes down, join us for one of the most surreal paddling experiences imaginable in our Nightlight SUP tour. Boards will be equipped with custom lighting systems that make the water glow beneath your feet as the group travels by the light of the moon and the stars. Nightlight SUP tours are scheduled around the full moon for maximum visibility and enjoyment. Read more about Sunset Kayak SUP Tour on Billington Sea

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street (also other locations)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-4544

National Monument to the Forefathers turns 125 Events

Thursday, July 31, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, August 2, 2014 (All day)

"National Monument to the Forefathers" turns 125 this summer!  Come and experience the history, drama, and fun of America's Hometown with events that will commemorate the story of the Pilgrims.  On Thursday (July 31) night at 7 PM at Memorial Hall a showing of the movie Monumental (featuring the Forefathers Monument), a re-enactment of the 2nd Virginia Assembly and Patrick Henry will take place with a talk by Marshall Foster - co-producer of the movie.  On Friday (August 1)  tours and seminars are available. Read more about National Monument to the Forefathers turns 125 Events

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