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Pilgrim Memorials Around the World

1980 — Kennebec Plaque, Hallowell, ME
The “Ancient Kennebec” plaque originally placed in Augusta in 1975 (q.v. for text) was relocated in 1980 to a brick wall of a building at 136 Walnut Street owned by the past governor of the Maine Mayflower Society, Eben L. Elwell. The city is named for Benjamin Hallowell, a Boston merchant and one of the Kennebec Proprietors, holders of land originally granted to the Plymouth Company by the British monarchy in the 1620s.