John Cooke Memorial, Fairhaven
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Black and white photo of John Cook Memorial, Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Roughly triangular shaped boulder with circular plaque; monument set against shrubs, trees. Mounted on tan cardboard with gray lined borders; typed label on back: "Inscription on a Tablet on the/ Memorial Boulder at Oxford, Fairhaven, Mass./ marking the burial place of John Cooke, son/ of Francis Cooke, the lad of the Mayflower/ passengers./ Sacred to the Memory of/ John Cooke/ Who was buried herein in 1695./ The last surviving male Pilgrim of those/ who came over in the 'Mayflower'./ First white settler of this town./ The pioneer in its religious, moral/ and business life. A man of character/ and integrity, and the trusted agent for/ this part of the Commonwealth of the Old/ Colonial Civil Government of Plymouth./ This tablet in the Dartmouth Historical Society, New Bedford, Mass./ 'In memory of/ John Cooke/ Pilgrim - Pioneer - Preacher. Item caption: John Cooke Memorial, Fairhaven. Date supplied by cataloger.
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