Honoring the Faith of the Pilgrims at Forefathers Monument
Join hundreds of others at the foot of the National Monument to the Forefathers! Hear Kirk Cameron and Marshall Foster from the movie Monumental, and also hear from historians and tour guides Leo Martin and Paul Jehle as they challenge the present generation to learn from our past! Local church youth will lead worship, and area churches and pastors will be gathering to pray for our nation!
Dr. Marshall FosterPresident, World History Institute
Dr. Marshall Foster is the founder and president of the World History Institute, an educational foundation established in 1976. The Institute has been dedicated to teaching the lessons of history that have brought us freedom and prosperity. Marshall is a best-selling author, conducting seminars and tours to thousands. He was chosen to write the historical introduction in the 2007 republication of the famous 1599 Geneva Bible, out of print for 400 years since the pilgrims brought it to the new world. Marshall co-starred in the film Monumental with Kirk Cameron.
Dr. Paul JehleDirector, American Pilgrimage 400
Dr. Paul Jehle serves as President of Plymouth Rock Foundation (where he has been a board member since 1988) and Senior Pastor of The New Testament Church of Cedarville in the town of Plymouth (where he has served since 1975). Paul has remained active in serving the town of Plymouth in various ways as well as continuing to be active as a member of several historic societies.
Kirk CameronCamFam Studios
Child actor Kirk Cameron rose to fame as Seaver on the family sitcom Growing Pains. As an adult, he now focuses his attention on producing movies, tv shows and documentaries that promote family-friendly movies. One of the movies where he took a lead role was Fireproof dealing with the strengthening of marriages. In 2012 he produced the movie Monumental, which documented the role that the pilgrims played in laying the godly foundation for our nation and that their values are embodied in the National Monument to the Forefathers in Plymouth!
Leo MartinHistorian & Educational Director, The Jenney
Leo has been giving historical tours and lectures dressed in Pilgrim costume for the past 19 years. He is a champion of our nation’s founding principles displayed in the National Monument to the Forefathers in Plymouth. Known as a master story-teller, those who have taken his tour have repeatedly, year after year, made him the #1 walking guide in Plymouth!