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Pilgrim Memorials Around the World

Plaque, Guildhall, Boston, EnglandUnknown — Plaque, Guildhall, Boston, England
Two plaques. One depicts the trial of the Pilgrim Fathers in the Boston Guildhall following their first and unsuccessful attempt to flee England for Holland in 1607. The second reads: “IN THESE CELLS / WILLIAM BRADFORD  WILLIAM BREWSTER / and others afterwards known as / THE PILGRIM FATHERS / WERE IMPRISONED / on 23rd September 1607 / after attempting to escape to / religious freedom.” The women and children were released and the men tried and eventually released. They had sold all their homes and possessions. They successfully escaped the following year.

1955 — Plaque, Guildhall, Boston, England
Plaque with may flowers in the four corners and an image of the ship Mayflower beneath which appears “THE GENERAL SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS (USA, 1897) / WALDO MORGAN ALLEN, GOVERNOR GENERAL / ON THEIR FIRST PILGRIMAGE – 152, BY PLANES – TO THE NETHERLANDS AND ENGLAND / SEPTEMBER 22 - OCTOBER 6, 1955 / 335 YEARS AFTER THE SAILING OF THE MAYFLOWER"