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Plymouth Rock marks the site where the passengers of Mayflower, who later founded Plymouth Colony, first touched the land of the New World. The rock itself, with the date 1620 etched on it, is surrounded by protective pillars and available for public viewing.
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The Mayflower Society House & Library is located just around the corner from Plymouth Rock in a historic dwelling from the 18th century. It features a small museum dedicated to the pilgrims and serves as the headquarters for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.
Jenney House Museum, which operated as the Jenney Grist Mill before, functions as a mueseum and features a wide range of exhibits about the history of John Lenney who set up the mill in 1636, as well as a variety of other historical artifacts.
Get a history lesson at Jabez Howland House. This historic landmark was built in 1667 and purchased by the son of Mayflower passengers. The museum, decorated in period furnishings, is open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Tours are available.
With recreation areas for many activities, Adams Point offers opportunities for hiking, biking, walking, and kayaking. Adams Point also allows visitors to see views of the saltwater marshes and tidewaters off of its peninsula.
Whale-watching excursions led by Atlantic Whale Watch depart regularly from New Hampshire's Rye Harbor. The company also conducts chartered fishing expeditions in the Atlantic Ocean. Call or email Atlantic Whale Watch to make reservations.