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A Mayflower Medallion Adorns Plymouth Rock’s Enclosure

Visiting the Mayflower?

If you plan to visit the Mayflower take a second to enjoy this little gem at Plymouth Rock. Since April 2017 I have found myself visiting Plymouth Rock for songwriting inspiration. During a recent visit I saw these medallions. They look like they’re made of bronze to me. I could be wrong though. I was amazed with all the detail. In the center of course is the Mayflower, at the top you see puffy clouds, to the left are 3 seagulls and along the bottom is the ocean. I was delighted with this find. I’m sure you will be too. I don’t know who the artist was but I can tell you it was designed about 100 years ago which brings me to a related subject.

The Mayflower Medallion

The Plymouth 400 celebration is right around the corner. I began wondering how many tourists visiting the Rock missed these works of art. I certainly didn’t notice them before. That’s why I wrote this article.

Take home a piece of history.

There was a time you could take home an actual piece of the Rock. You were offered a hammer and chisel and told, “Take home a piece of history!” Part of the reason Plymouth Rock smaller than expected. You can’t do that anymore but in 2020 you’ll be able to take home this medallion in the form of a pin, brooch, belt buckle and paper weight.

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Happy Forefather’s Day!

Today is Forefather’s Day in Plymouth MA and below is a link to a video created by Hawk Visuals that was shot at 5:30AM this morning. The event is an annual tradition of Plymouth Old Colony Club celebrating the arrival of the Pilgrims on December 22, 1620. The POC was formed in 1769. Happy Forefather’s Day America! Enjoy!

Forefathers Day Plymouth MA
Forefather’s Day Plymouth MA with Plymouth Rock in the background.

See video.

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Behind The Scenes

Have You Ever Visited Me?

Johnny Drama and his Funky Entourage are getting ready for the 400th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Pilgrims Celebration. Check out this Behind The Scenes recording of a rehearsal of Drama singing with his sister Elizabeth (Lee Lee) Alves, the Theme Song of the book “Have You Ever Visited Me?”

Protect This Rock

Here’s another Behind The Scenes rehearsal. This time it’s of Song #10 “Protect This Rock” sung by everybody in Drama’s Funk Lab including a guest star. Can you guess who she is?

Note: At this point in the book the Town Fathers of Plymouth MA make the decision to protect Plymouth Rock from souvenir hunters.

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Karaoke video of Plymouth Rock song

Presenting our first Plymouth Rock karaoke video! We intend to create more karaoke videos as we go along. “Have You Ever Visited Me” (sung by the Rock itself) is the theme song of “The Secrets of Plymouth Rock”.

I’ve never made a karaoke video before. How did I do?

Plymouth Rock tells the story of the Arrival of the Pilgrims in The Secrets of Plymouth Rock.

Plymouth Rock Karaoke Video

The karoake video can help children to more quickly learn the words to the songs. If you would like us to make a karaoke video of a particular song from the show please let us know. We hope you’ll share this page on Facebook, Twitter and other social media. When you do you’ll help 3rd grade children from sea to shining sea rock their knowledge of Plymouth Rock while rockin’ a karaoke video.

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Plymouth Rock

Plymouth Rock is center stage on PlymouthRock.org. It’s been almost one hundred years since the last big celebration in Plymouth Massachusetts for the Arrival of the Pilgrims, and the planning of the 400th anniversary is well underway at Plymouth 400. We think a celebration this grand requires song. We have created a fun way to celebrate Plymouth Rock and the Arrival of the Pilgrims at your school. It’s called, The Secrets of Plymouth Rock Assembly based on Diane L Finn and Erin Finn Zell’s “The Secrets of Plymouth Rock”. The story is told by the Rock itself.