A Pilgrimage to the Rock

November 29, 2019   By Tony Perkins, Family Research Council

It’s been chipped and cracked, dropped and completely submerged. For America’s Plymouth Rock, the journey has been anything but easy. For more than 120 years, it sat anonymously on the Massachusetts waterfront — just another boulder, until an elderly man asked to be carried to the beach to say goodbye. Plans for a new wharf were underway, set to bury the exact stretch of sand where Thomas Faunce’s father and the rest of the pilgrims had landed. That rock, he said, “had received the footsteps of our fathers on their first arrival.” It should be, he urged, “perpetuated to posterity.” Thanks to him, the son of a Mayflower survivor, it was.   More…

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