Topic: Trivia

New England by the Numbers | Pilgrims

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pilgrim35 million
Americans who claim descent from the original 102 Pilgrims

51
original colonists who survived that first New England winter, 1620-21

7
homes erected by colonists by the end of 1621, their first full year at Plymouth Colony

252
feet (and 7 inches): height of the 99-year-old Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, MA

5750
gallons of beer loaded aboard the Mayflower for passengers and crew

72
years: lifespan of Plymouth Colony before its merger with Massachusetts Bay Colony

10
streets in Provincetown, MA, the Pilgrims’ first New World landing, named after original Mayflower passengers

1957
year the Mayflower II, a solid oak replica ship, and its crew retraced the Pilgrims’ original Atlantic journey

300,000
annual visitors to Plimoth Plantation

SLIDE SHOW: Plimoth Plantation

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