Edward Doty was a passenger on the historic 1620 voyage of the Mayflower as a servant to Stephen Hopkins, who was making his second journey to the New World. Hopkins served about ten years prior under Capt. John Smith at Jamestown, Virginia Colony and this New World knowledge would serve the Pilgrims well.
This statue is located inside the historic fire station of the Centennial Village of the Brown County Fairgrounds in Aberdeen, South Dakota. It is dedicated to the Native Americans of the Mount Rushmore State. Carved in 1981, it is one of a series of large wooden carvings called the Whispering Giants by sculptor Peter Toth of Hungary.
Built in 1893, the memorial testifies to the considerable expense, time, and effort invested in memorializing Standish, centuries after his death. At the time of his original interment, his grave had been marked by two small, simple, pyramid-shaped field stones. What prompted such effort nearly two hundred and forty years after his death? Myles Standish's marker within the memorial.
Priscilla Mullins Alden Birth: 1602 Weybridge, England Death: 1685 South Duxbury Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA American Colonial Figure. One of the charter members of the Plymouth Colony, arriving on the first voyage of the "Mayflower", her marriage to John Alden is the third known marriage in the Plymouth colony.