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Pilgrim Memorial Shaft, Scotia Creek, Fishtoft, Lincolnshire, England1957 — Pilgrim Memorial Shaft, Scotia Creek, Fishtoft, Lincolnshire, England
The General Society contributed £100 towards this memorial marking the site near Boston from whence the Pilgrims made their unsuccessful first attempt to flee to Holland in 1607. Erected by the Boston Borough Council, the inscription incised on the front of the memorial reads: NEAR THIS PLACE / IN SEPTEMBER 1607 THOSE LATER / KNOWN AS THE PILGRIM FATHERS / MADE THEIR FIRST ATTEMPT / TO FIND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM / ACROSS THE SEAS. / – – – / ERECTED 1957