Provincetown, Massachusetts: Pilgrim Monument and Museum

253 feet high, the tallest granite stricture in the U.S. Opened to the public in 1910, to commemorate the Mayflower Pilgrims landing in 1620. Museum at the base.

Address:
1 High Pole Hill Rd, Provincetown, MA
Directions:
East of Rt 6A, highest thing in town.
Hours:
Daily Apr. - Nov. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
508-487-1310
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Pilgrim Monument And Museum

At the museum, exhibited items include a large diorama of the Mayflower, and quill pens used by President Theodore Roosevelt to sign a bill that appropriated $40,000 to the Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association. Among non-pilgrim artifacts are Provincetown's oldest fire engine and a nine-foot-long narwhal tusk.

[Kurt Deion, 08/07/2016]

Pilgrim Monument And Museum

This monument, visible from anywhere on the north side of the cape on a clear day, memorializes the landing of the pilgrims. Climb to the top for a great view and peruse the history preserved in the museum. A great starting place for a P-town adventure.

[Perri Kapp, 08/01/2011]

August 2016: Photo added.


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