Visitors to Plymouth Rock tend to find the icon... underwhelming - a small, scarred rock in a cage.
Maybe the reason Plymouth Rock is so frequently seen as underwhelming is because all the fascinating stories of how people who love the Rock have hurt it aren’t well known enough. People love telling stories about cool scars! Maybe if we all knew more of Plymouth Rock’s scar stories, visitors would be appropriately whelmed.
Our guest Matt Villamaino certainly thinks so, and so we put on a little history pageant so you could listen in to the long strange history of Plymouth Rock.
Transcript here: https://iconographypodcast.com/articles/plymouth-r…