National Geographic : 1947 Aug
(c) National Ueographic society Famed Plymouth Rock Is the "Steppingstone of a Nation" It now rests at high-water level beneath a classic granite canopy. A cement collar holds the top third, broken off in 1774 and dragged to Town Square, to the original base. Guides in Pilgrim garb brief visitors on the Rock's history. Kodachromes byRobert N'.Sisson A Well Marks "The Site Made Famous byaSong" Fond recollections of hisScituate childhood inspired Samuel Woodworth in 1817 to write "The Old Oaken Bucket." Itbecame oneofAmerica's best loved songs. The well remains, butnottheoriginal "moss-covered bucket."