Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

Myles Standish Monument State Reservation


Location:In southeastern Massachusetts, on Cresent Street in South Duxbury Center, off Route 3A north.
Facilities:Historic site, picnic area.
Activities:Mountain biking, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Built in the late 1800s, the monument is a 116-foot granite shaft crowned by a 14-foot statue of Captain Myles Standish, military leader of Plymouth Colony, and stands atop Captain's Hill, 200 feet above sea level. When the monument building is open (on weekends and during summer), visitors can climb 125 steps to a small viewing area at the top, but even from the base of the monument the view is spectacular.
Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone:508-866-2580
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/southeast/mssm.htm
Size: 32 acres.

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