Tours

America's Hometown Shuttle Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-746-0378

America's Hometown Shuttle

America’s Hometown Shuttle operates daily from June 25th thru August 28th, 2016 (No service July 4th and August 27th)

While relaxing in the comfort and nostalgia of a trolley, friendly and knowledgeable drivers will guide you through the rich history, world famous sites, and the best local shopping and dining spots. Whether you are a first-time visitor searching for a piece of American history, or a local resident who would simply enjoy a unique ride through Plymouth, America's Hometown Shuttle will provide you with a fun, memorable experience. Enjoy your stay in historical Plymouth with a narrated sightseeing trolley tour. Read more about America's Hometown Shuttle

A.D. Makepeace Company
146 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
Phone: 508-295-5437

A.D. Makepeace Company

Spring & Fall Tours | Gift Shop | Gourmet Foods | Annual & Special Events

Makepeace Farms Store Hours of Operation: Tuesday - Saturday 9am-4pm & Sundays 10am-4pm

A.D. Makepeace Company offers public, group and private cranberry bog tours throughout the year, during both the blossom season in the spring and the cranberry harvest season in the fall. Before or after your tour, visit Makepeace Farms in Tihonet Village for cranberry-themed gifts, delicious sandwiches and salads, treats from their bakery, gourmet foods and cooking tools, specialty teas and coffees, cookbooks, and surprises for all ages! Whether you're looking for a delicious and healthy lunch, creative baked goods, or a refreshing ice cream, they have got you covered at Makepeace Farms! Read more about A.D. Makepeace Company

Dead of Night Ghost Tours
70 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-866-5111

Dead of Night Ghost Tours

Awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor! This prestigious award, which places you in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is given to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers.

Come push aside the cobwebs and join Dead of Night Ghost Tours on an exciting and truly unforgettable evening of ghosts and history on one of their four tour options - a Twilight Lantern Ghost Tour, a Combination Tour that grants access to two historic haunted houses, a Sunset Cemetery Tour, or an overnight paranormal investigation! Read more about Dead of Night Ghost Tours

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Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1622

Plimoth Plantation

Located three miles south of Plymouth Center, Plimoth Plantation is a living history museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate that includes the Wampanoag Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Craft Center, Plimoth Bread Company, Plimoth Grist Mill and Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction of the original ship that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. The Plantation Visitor Center offers an indoor gallery exhibit, Cinema, and the Patuxet Café, serving delicious New England fare. Browse their award-winning museum shops for unique, historically-inspired items.  Read more about Plimoth Plantation

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The Jabez Howland House
33 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-9590

The Jabez Howland House

The Jabez Howland House is the only existing house in Plymouth where Pilgrims actually lived. The original 17th century two-story timber framed house consisted of the porch, hall and hall chamber. John Howland and his wife, Elizabeth Tilley Howland spent their winters here with their son Jabez and his family. Read more about The Jabez Howland House

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

Edaville USA

Featuring Pumpkins Aglow in October (Fri-Sun) and the Annual Festival of Lights, (November-January) when during the Christmas season, Edaville is transformed into a winter wonderland of holiday delights!  Passengers can relax comfortably in warm and dry coaches while riding through a spectacular holiday setting featuring an explosion of lights.  Kids of all ages will enjoy an array of vintage amusement rides and a visit with Santa in one of the indoor play areas.
Special events with Curious George and Thomas the Tank Engine are held on various weekends. We have lots of new additions, such as Dinoland and some great news for our guests! Read more about Edaville USA

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Jenney Museum & Historic Plymouth Tours
48 Summer Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-4544
Fax: 508-747-4544

Jenney Museum & Historic Plymouth Tours

#1 Tour in Plymouth on Tripadvisor.com since 2011!

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First Parish Church
19 Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-1606

First Parish Plymouth Meetinghouse Tours

Tour the Pilgrims' church - the birthplace of religious freedom in America. This will be one of the highlights of your visit to Plymouth! Built in true Arts and Crafts style, the Meetinghouse's beautiful stenciling and stained glass tell and preserve the Pilgrims' story and values. Conveniently located at the top of Leyden Street in Town Square and next to the 1749 Courthouse, this prominent brown stone church is a 5-minute walk from the Mayflower II and Plymouth Rock. Read more about First Parish Plymouth Meetinghouse Tours

Mayflower Society House
4 Winslow Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-2590

Mayflower Society House

Across the street and around the corner from Plymouth Rock, in the heart of this quaint village’s historic district, is the Mayflower Society House. The grounds host the historic eighteenth century dwelling built by Edward Winslow. Behind this stately mansion are the offices and library of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. Read more about Mayflower Society House

Plymouth Antiquarian Society
126 Water Street
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-746-0012

Plymouth Antiquarian Society

The Plymouth Antiquarian Society, founded in 1919, is Plymouth's largest organization dedicated to preserving historic houses and landmarks. The Society owns and maintains three historic houses from different centuries: the 1677 Harlow House, the 1749 Spooner House, and the 1809 Hedge House, and an ancient Native American site, Sacrifice Rock. Read more about Plymouth Antiquarian Society

Pilgrim Food Tours
6 Main Street Extension
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 800-656-0713

Pilgrim Food Tours

Taste the Flavors of America's Hometown! Pilgrim Food Tours invites you to join them on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30am for a one-of-a-kind experience in Downtown Plymouth. Their knowledgeable tour guide will take you on a three hour walk, sharing stories about the history, architecture, and culture that define America's Hometown. Perfect for visitors and locals, there is simply no better way to spend an afternoon than eating, drinking, and getting to know America's Hometown with Pilgrim Food Tours! Along the way, you will enjoy some of the best food and beverages that Plymouth has to offer, including Read more about Pilgrim Food Tours

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The Plimoth Grist Mill
6 Spring Lane
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1622

The Plimoth Grist Mill

The Mill is a reconstruction of the original grist mill that once stood on the same site. In the 17th century, grist mills were very important because corn was the major crop for the early colonists. To be useful for baking, corn had to be ground into flour. Read more about The Plimoth Grist Mill

Independent Fermentations Brewing
127 Camelot Park
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-4634

Independent Fermentations Brewing

Independent Fermentations Brewing (aka IndieFerm) specializes in making Belgian-inspired craft beers with locally grown ingredients.  Like every good rule, there are exceptions, but that is the starting point. Read more about Independent Fermentations Brewing

Plymouth Rock Walking Tours
Water Street
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-904-1334

Plymouth Rock Walking Tours

Tours held 7 nights a week at 7pm by Reservation only. Tour starts at Town Square.

Join them for a fun and informative look at the history of the Pilgrims and Plymouth.

$10 for adults | $5 for children (17 and under)

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Cape Cod Central Railroad
252 Main Street
Hyannis, MA
Phone: 888-797-7245

Cape Cod Central Railroad

Start your day the right way aboard this classic train ride that brings you up close with the hidden beauty of the Cape by taking you to areas only accessible by the railways. View woodlands, sand dunes, cranberry bogs and salt marshes with on board narration to add another dimension. Read more about Cape Cod Central Railroad

Cape Cod Custom Tours
36 Ocean Street
Hyannis, MA
Phone: 508-778-6933

Cape Cod Custom Tours

Cape Cod Custom Tours is a receptive operator that assists tour operators and bus companies with tour planning on Cape Cod, in New England, and Atlantic Canada. Sightseeing Tours, Customized Itineraries, Inbound Groups, Step-on Guides. Contact: Rene Poyant Read more about Cape Cod Custom Tours

Tour Trends
7R Oar & Line Road
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-224-2288

Tour Trends

Founded in 1995 by Edward Sturrup and Gail Arndt, has grown to become one of the East Coast’s most reputable Tour Operators. Based on our recognition that real growth is spurred by repeat business, we have worked hard to ensure that all our tours experience the same high degree of service and attention. Read more about Tour Trends

Flax Pond Cranberry Farms
58 Pond Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-2162
Fax: 508-866-4172

Flax Pond Cranberry Farms

Fall Bog Tours | Gift Shop | Christmas Trees (seasonal) | Annual Events

Flax Pond Cranberry Co. is a 100-acre family farm, owned and operated by Jack and Dorothy Angley. The property, which was purchased in 1967, consists of 34 acres of producing cranberry bogs, a 10-acre pond, 40 acres of woodland (including 4,000 Fraser Fir Christmas trees), and 20 acres of reservoir. The cranberry bogs have been in production since the early 1890s and today produce 150 to 200 barrels per acre (in a good year) of fresh fruit for Ocean Spray Cranberries. Read more about Flax Pond Cranberry Farms

Salem Witch Museum
19 1/2 Washington Square North
Salem, MA 01970
Phone: 978-744-1692

Salem Witch Museum

The Salem Witch Museum examines one of the most enduring and emotional events in American History...the Witch Trials of 1692. The main presentation is based on actual trial documents. Visitors experience the drama of that dark time though thirteen life-size stage sets, figures, lighting and a stirring narration as they are witness to the web of lies and intrigue of the Salem Witch Hunt. In the museum's second exhibit, Witches: Evolving Perceptions, guides take you through changing interpretations of witches, the truth behind the stereotypes, witchcraft practice today and the frightening phenomenon of witch hunting. Read more about Salem Witch Museum

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Plymouth Rock Foundation
48 Summer Street
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 800-210-1620

Plymouth Rock Foundation - Pilgrim Progress

The Plymouth Rock Foundation's mission is to "preserve and propagate the Pilgrim story". In addition, its charter goes on to state, "we also seek to make better known the ideas and achievements of later generations of Americans who followed after the Pilgrims in both spirit and deed, forging our nation's Christian heritage." Read more about Plymouth Rock Foundation - Pilgrim Progress

1749 Court House and Museum
Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-4075

1749 Court House and Museum

Located right in the center of Plymouth, The 1749 Court House is a museum filled with interesting items from Plymouth's history. It is the oldest wooden Court House and the longest used municipal building in America. The 1749 Court House was originally built for the joint use of the county and the Town of Plymouth. The town used it during those periods when the circuit court was not in session. When the new courthouse was built in 1820, the town purchased this building for the sum of $2,000 and from that time until the early 1950's, virtually every town department has had its office there. The building was restored and opened to the public as a museum in 1970. It houses a fire engine from 1828, the town hearse Read more about 1749 Court House and Museum

Mayflower Cranberries
72 Brook Street
Plympton, MA 02367
Phone: 781-585-1999

"Be the Grower" Tours and Harvest Viewing Tours

Harvest Tours | Farm Store

Mayflower Cranberries LLC is a family cranberry farm located in Plympton, Massachusetts. The 112 acre farm has 23.5 acres of active cranberry bogs. They offer guided viewing tours of the harvest as well as a more hands on tour, giving visitors the opportunity to actually join the growers in the bog and help the growers. Read more about "Be the Grower" Tours and Harvest Viewing Tours

Alden House Historic Site
105 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA
Phone: 781-934-9092

Alden House Historic Site

John Alden and Priscilla Mullins arrived in Plimoth Colony on the Mayflower in 1620 and were married about 1622. In 1627, they moved to land in Duxbury. That land has never been out of the Alden family.

Their present house, which tradition says was built in 1653, is the only standing structure in which original Pilgrims are known to have lived. Open to the public since 1955, the house receives thousands of delighted visitors each year. Read more about Alden House Historic Site

Mayflower Brewing Company
12 Resnik Road
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-746-2674
Fax: 508-746-2596

Mayflower Brewing Company

Mayflower Brewing Company is a craft beer microbrewery located in historic Plymouth, Massachusetts. Founded in 2007 by a tenth great grandson of John Alden, beer barrel cooper on board the Mayflower, we are dedicated to celebrating the history and legacy of the Pilgrims by creating unique, high-quality ales for the New England market. Read more about Mayflower Brewing Company

Ryan Rotors, Inc.
246 South Meadow Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-3111

Ryan Rotors, Inc.

Since 1994, Ryan Rotors Inc. has been operating helicopters from Plymouth Municipal Airport in Plymouth Massachusetts.

Our staff of very experienced pilots and flawless safety record has made us the helicopter service of choice for the south of Boston, Cape Cod and Islands area. We are dedicated to providing professional customer service with all of our operations including... Read more about Ryan Rotors, Inc.

The Plymouth Night Tour Paranormal Tour
120 R Water Street (at Remember Plymouth Gifts)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-927-2146

The Plymouth Night Tour Paranormal Tour

Explore America's oldest streets, alleyways, history, and haunts, on this 2 hour exploration of possible paranormal activity! Investigate with your guide on old Burial Hill, using the equipment you've seen on your favorite ghost hunting shows. (Cameras are welcome and greatly encouraged, as we never know what to expect!) Expertly researched, historically accurate, and always entertaining... Read more about The Plymouth Night Tour Paranormal Tour

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Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-944-0394

Andrea Daly Abolition Walking Tours

Pilgrim families of Plymouth Massachusetts will surprise you with their involvement abolishing black slavery in the 19th century. One of the youngest female characters went from learning to help the town's poor, to collecting pennies for helping African black slaves, to becoming a writer for children and, later, a co-founder of the Women's Industrial Educational Union in Massachusetts. Read more about Andrea Daly Abolition Walking Tours

68 Tupper Road, Unit 1 PO Box 1056
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 800-759-6820; 508-413-5251
Fax: 508-413-5578

Northeast Unlimited Tours, Inc.

Northeast Unlimited Tours is one of the Northeast's most reputable and reliable wholesale/receptive tour operators! With over four decades of combined experience in the tour industry, our expertise, regional knowledge, strong buying power, and unmatched customer service, we consistently meet and EXCEED our clients' expectations time and time again. Read more about Northeast Unlimited Tours, Inc.

Burial Hill
19 Town Square School Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-1620

Burial Hill Tours - Graven Images: Graven Texts

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 1:00pm

Explore the artistry in image and text of Burial Hill’s carved gravestones on a guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum.

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Burial Hill
19 Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States

Tour of the Howland Family Section of Burial Hill

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:30am

What is double dating? Such as 1672/3. Did you wonder what it meant?  Are we certain John Howland’s bones are here?  Come and join us on Burial Hill to find these answers and much more.

Join us on Burial Hill for a Tour of Pilgrim John Howland’s Family, and Friends Graves.

Costumed Interpreters from the Jabez Howland House, will meet you at the top of the hill and direct you to Howland Section.

For more information call the Jabez Howland House @ 508 746- 9590

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Downtown Plymouth MA Area
Boston, MA
United States

Celebrate Freedom

Thursday, August 18, 2016 to Saturday, August 20, 2016

A three day celebration with music, historical presentations, educational tours, and drama honoring America's Founders!  Join the Jenney Museum and Plymouth Rock Foundation in Plymouth as they celebrate the story of the Pilgrims along with the events and people who fought to preserve the freedom and faith we have in our country today.

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Burial Hill
19 Town Square School Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-1620

Burial Hill Tours: The Earliest Stones on Burial Hill

Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 1:00pm

There are approximately 40 gravestones standing on Burial Hill dated 1720 or earlier. This tour by Stephen O’Neill, Associate Director & Curator of Pilgrims Hall Museum, will look at the location, materials, images, condition, and names found on Burial Hill’s earliest carved gravestones. Tours begin at the top of the Hill.

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Redbrook
237 Wareham Road (GPS)
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States

3rd Annual Redbrook HarvestFest

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Redbrook HarvestFest has become our signature kick-off to the cranberry harvest season!  HarvestFest opens our first harvest of the Fall to the pubic with guided bog visits, live wet and dry harvest viewing, wagon rides, music, kayak tours, entertainment, refreshments, and vendors. The kids will have a great time with children's activities offered by event partner the Old Colony YMCA at Redbrook.

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Daniel Webster Estate
238 Webster Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
United States
Phone: 781-834-0548

Generational Victorian Tea

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We welcome all aunts, grandmothers, great grandmothers, mothers, great aunts, etc. 
We serve 3 courses and offer a tour of the mansion. Admission is $15.00. Tours are available after the tea. 
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 781-834-8457 or 781-834-4043. Early reservations are recommended since the Estate’s Victorian-style teas are very popular and sell out quickly.

Note that the mansion is air-conditioned and the first floor is wheelchair-accessible.

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Makepeace Farms
146 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
United States
Phone: 508-322-4028
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Cranberry Harvest Bog Tours

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:00pm

Visit the world's largest cranberry grower during peak harvest season!  The A.D. Makepeace Company is offering public tours during the scenic harvest season. 

Our guided tours include a discussion of each growing season, touches upon the history of the cranberry industry, allows for interaction with our farmers, and features the viewing of our wet harvest cranberry operation. You won't want to forget your camera!

This year's public tours are scheduled for September 23, October 19, 22, and 29. 

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Burial Hill
19 Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-1620

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress - Finding Early Plymouth: An Archeological View of Burial Hill

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 1:00pm

Many visitors appreciate the historic vistas observed from Burial Hill’s steep slopes, but considerable information about Plymouth's past can be found underground. Dr. David Landon from the University of Massachusetts Fiske Center for Archaeological Research will discuss archeological developments in our understanding of early Plymouth from this exceptional vantage point. Tours begin at the top of the Hill. 

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Crow Point Hingham, MA
United States
Phone: 781-749-7721

Hingham's 92nd House Tour Revisits Amusement Parks of the Past

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Visit the Hingham Historical Society’s 92nd House tour to view a cluster of homes in Crow Point.  Each year the tour features an area of Hingham with the desire to make Hingham better known and appreciated.

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Daniel Webster Estate & Heritage Center
238 Webster Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
United States
Phone: 781-834-0548

Fall Victorian Tea

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

There will be 3 courses and a tour of the mansion.

Reservations are required by calling 781-834-7818.  The cost is $15.00, and early reservations are recommended since the Estate’s Victorian-style teas are very popular and sell out quickly. Note that the mansion is air-conditioned and the first floor is wheelchair-accessible.

Please visit the weblink for updated information.

 

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Makepeace Farms
146 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
United States
Phone: 508-322-4028
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Cranberry Harvest Bog Tours

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

Visit the world's largest cranberry grower during peak harvest season!  The A.D. Makepeace Company is offering public tours during the scenic harvest season. 

Our guided tours include a discussion of each growing season, touches upon the history of the cranberry industry, allows for interaction with our farmers, and features the viewing of our wet harvest cranberry operation. You won't want to forget your camera!

This year's public tours are scheduled for September 23, October 19, 22, and 29. 

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Makepeace Farms
146 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
United States
Phone: 508-322-4028
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Cranberry Harvest Bog Tour

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:00am

Visit the world's largest cranberry grower during peak harvest season!  The A.D. Makepeace Company is offering public tours during the scenic harvest season. 

Our guided tours include a discussion of each growing season, touches upon the history of the cranberry industry, allows for interaction with our farmers, and features the viewing of our wet harvest cranberry operation. You won't want to forget your camera!

This year's public tours are scheduled for September 23, October 19, 22, and 29. 

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Middleborough Town Hall
10 Nickerson Avenue
Middleborough, MA
United States
Phone: 508-728-6463

Haunted Town Hall Ghost Tours

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm

The big question surrounding Middleborough’s Town Hall: Is it haunted? A variety of paranormal investigators seem to think so. Sounds of footsteps in the Grand Ballroom have been reported. Some people claim to have seen an apparitions. Orbs have shown up in videos and photographs.

Now is your chance to tour Middleborough's Town Hall and learn more about the building, the paranormal investigations and maybe - just maybe - see a ghost or two. 

Visit the weblink for tickets and more information.

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Makepeace Farms
146 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
United States
Phone: 508-322-4028
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Cranberry Harvest Bog Tour

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:00am

Visit the world's largest cranberry grower during peak harvest season!  The A.D. Makepeace Company is offering public tours during the scenic harvest season. 

Our guided tours include a discussion of each growing season, touches upon the history of the cranberry industry, allows for interaction with our farmers, and features the viewing of our wet harvest cranberry operation. You won't want to forget your camera!

This year's public tours are scheduled for September 23, October 19, 22, and 29. 

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Burial Hill
19 Town Square School Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-1620

Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress - Immigrant Stories on Burial Hill

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 1:00pm

Retrace the experiences of immigrant arrivals in Plymouth from Pilgrim times to the 20th century. Guided walking tour with Dr. Donna Curtin, Executive Director of Pilgrim Hall Museum, begins at the top of the Hill.

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Daniel Webster Estate
238 Webster Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
United States
Phone: 781-834-0548

Winter Victorian Tea

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

There will be 3 courses and a tour of the mansion.

Reservations are required by calling 781-834-7818.  The cost is $15.00, and early reservations are recommended since the Estate’s Victorian-style teas are very popular and sell out quickly. Note that the mansion is air-conditioned and the first floor is wheelchair-accessible.

Please visit the weblink for updated information.

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Burial Hill
19 Town Square School Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
United States
Phone: 508-746-1620

Burial Hill Tours - Tis the Season of Giving

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 1:00pm

The history and tradition of charity is the topic of this guided walking tour with Dr. Anne Reilly, Executive Director of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society.

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