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  Provincetown Harbor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aerial view of Provincetown Harbor in Provincetown, Massachusetts at the tip of Cape Cod.
Provincetown Harbor is located off of the town of Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Peregrine White, the first child born to the Pilgrims in New England, was born in Provincetown Harbor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provincetown_Harbor   (209 words)

  
 Provincetown, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provincetown was incorporated in 1727 where it had already been harboring ships for more than a century.
Though the Pilgrims chose to settle across the bay in Plymouth, Provincetown was eventually settled as a fishing village in 1700.
By the 1890s, Provincetown was booming, and had begun to develop a resident population of writers and artists, as well as a summer tourist industry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provincetown   (1202 words)

  
 Provincetown 1890. History of Barnstable County, Massachusetts. CHAPTER XXVIII.
WITHIN the harbor of Provincetown was signed the compact, "perhaps the only instance in human history of that positive, original social compact which speculative philosophers have imagined as the only legitimate source of government," which gives to Provincetown a just claim to be the birthplace of free and equal government in America.
Provincetown stands alone, the one town in the old colony whose early history, rich in historical incidents of another kind, embraces few allusions to the Indians, who seem to have had no established habitations or villages within her limits.
The population of Provincetown in 1765 was 205 ; in 1776, 205 ; 1790, 454 ; 1800, 812; 1810, 936 ; 1820, 1,252 ; 1830, 1,710 ; 1840, 2,122 ; 1850, 3,157; 1855, 3,096; 1860, 3,206; 1865, 3,472; 1870, 3,865; 1875, 4,357; 1880,4,346; 1885, 4,480; 1890 (estimated), 5,000.
capecodhistory.us /Deyo/Provincetown-Deyo.htm   (15454 words)

  
 PROVINCETOWN HARBOR PLAN 7/99
Provincetown Harbor is an attractive focus of activity for the entire community which surrounds it.
The Harbor Plan also includes the waters and harbor bottom for an area that is enclosed by Long Point to the South, the Long Point Dike to the west, the Provincetown waterfront to the north, and a line generally connecting Long Point and the Provincetown/Truro boundary to the east.
Provincetown Harbor is a natural deep harbor with a mean tidal range of 9.1 feet, and prevailing winds from the south/southwest.
www.provincetown-ma.gov /harbor/harbor-plan   (14641 words)

  
 Home: Provincetown, MA on Ptown.org
Provincetown’s spirit still calls to the young and the young at heart.
Provincetown has always been many things to many people.
Provincetown has always danced to its own rhythm, and today its music is louder and prouder than ever before.
www.ptown.org   (250 words)

  
 Provincetown MA Lodging and Accommodations - The Carriage House Hotel Cape Cod
Provincetown MA is a charming New England town situated at the tip of Historic Cape Cod.
Provincetown MA is the site of the tall granite Pilgrim Monument, commemorating the Pilgrims' landing and the signing in the harbor of the Mayflower Compact.
Provincetown was a bustling place with all of the ancillary maritime businesses operating, such as ship chandlers, shipwrights, sail makers, caulkers, riggers and flsmiths.
www.thecarriagehse.com   (864 words)

  
 Provincetown Cape Cod Guide - A Guide to Provincetown, Massachusetts - Provincetown History
Provincetown is without a doubt the most eclectic of all Cape Cod towns.
As the whaling phased out, Provincetown became a center for the Portugese fishermen whose descendents are part of the backbone of Provincetown's economy today.
As an art colony Provincetown flourished and in 1915 when the Provincetown Players was established, it became a mecca for theater.
www.provincetowncapecod.com /history.htm   (544 words)

  
 CDSOA, Inc. -- Cape Cod Loop Cruise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-21)
Plan on meeting in the anchorage of Provincetown Harbor in the afternoon on Monday, August 15th where Cruise Captains Cathy Monaghan and Bruce Halley will be waiting aboard their CD32 Realization for your arrival.
Scituate Harbor, which is centrally located in Cape Cod Bay, is an easy daysail from Plymouth Bay (15 nm) or the Canal (28.5 nm), from Provincetown (29.9 nm), or from Boston Harbor (19.3 nm), making it a nearly automatic stop on any regional itinerary.
The anchorage in Salem Harbor is approximately 24 nm from Scituate and 15 nm from President Roads, the entrance to Boston Harbor.
www.capedory.org /fleetevents/NE-2005-CapeCodCruise.html   (1129 words)

  
 Harbors & Beaches- Provincetown, MA
The Plan was prepared by the Town of Provincetown to address numerous existing problems and to establish consensus about the character and quality of the harbor into the Twenty-first Century.
The Plan has been prepared in concert with the requirements for a Municipal Harbor Plan as recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management, to establish a consistent regulatory approach to those lands and waters subject to Commonwealth jurisdiction.
Article 33 of the April 7, 1997 Annual Town Meeting established the Harbor Committee to implement the Municipal Harbor Plan, to provide for the coordination of all harbor elements and activities, to make recommendations concerning updates and revisions to the Harbor Plan, and changes in Harbor and Shellfish regulations.
www.provincetowngov.org /harbor.html   (732 words)

  
 Provincetown Massachusetts Vacation Rentals - Vacation Homes, Condo Rentals
Provincetown Massachusetts (MA) Vacation rentals by owner are private vacation rental homes, villas, condos, apartments, chalets, cabins, and lodgings all available to you at a tremendous value.
Provincetown is located on the tip of Cape Cod which is a peninsula off the coast of Massachusetts, about 120 miles from Boston’s Logan International Airport.
Provincetown’s Harbor is still home to wooden fishing boats that have seen many years of work on the ocean.
www.valuevacationrentals.com /MA/Provincetown.cfm   (967 words)

  
 Provincetown Harbor Plan Completed
The ceremony was held at 1:30 at the Provincetown Town Hall.
Rather than looking to make drastic changes in the intensely utilized harbor that is almost entirely built out, the Provincetown Harbor Plan calls for a substantial number of enhancements and small scale changes.
Central to the Plan is the reconstruction of Provincetown's principal asset for commercial vessel operations, MacMillan Pier.
www.mass.gov /czm/prptwnhp.htm   (375 words)

  
 Harbor View Village
We manage the Harbor View Village Condominiums which are situated on a knoll offering beautiful views of Cape Cod Bay and Provincetown.
Harbor View Village is a truly unique and beautiful spot with a friendly atmosphere.
All units may be rented by one to four persons maximum as Harbor View Village Condominium strives to maintain a quiet and peaceful atmosphere for all its guests.
www.harborviewvillage.com   (205 words)

  
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The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta Committee in cooperation with Cabral Enterprises, Provincetown Public Pier Corporation, Provincetown Yacht Club, Swim for Life, Truro Center for The Arts at Castle Hill, iamprovincetown.com, the Town of Provincetown, the Provincetown Visitors Services Board and the Provincetown Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to participate in 2006 Schooner Regatta.
The first Provincetown Great Schooner Race was held in September 2002 as a gesture of good will towards the late Captain John Bennett of Provincetown and his Schooner Hindu, a local vessel.
The First Provincetown Great Schooner Race was such a success in the Town that its organizers were urged to carry on the tradition.
www.provincetownschoonerrace.com   (484 words)

  
 Cape & Islands Harbormasters Association - Provincetown Harbormaster Department
Provincetown Harbor is located at the tip of Cape Cod.
PROVINCETOWN — All existing staff members of the harbormaster’s office and Provincetown Public Pier Corp. were rehired this week, and three of four newly created positions were filled.
PROVINCETOWN — The transformation of MacMillan Pier from a “flat deck” to the “gateway to Provincetown” got a boost this week when the town was awarded a substantial state grant.
www.vse.cape.com /~harborm/ciha/provincetown.html   (181 words)

  
 Swim4Life : Welcome
For the second year we are pleased to welcome the Schooner Regatta Race into the harbor, and coordinate weekend activities with them.
The Swim for Life is a perfect opportunity to come together to honor those who have died while we renew our commitment to each other and the future.
Provincetown Harbor Swim for Life is presently sponsored by:
www.thecompact.org /swim4life   (268 words)

  
 Town of Provincetown :: Provincetown Welcomes R Family With a Warm Embrace
Provincetown's Chamber of Commerce orchestrated a festive fan-fare welcome, including a reggae band and jugglers on unicycles.
Rex McKinsey, Manager of the Provincetown Public Pier Corporation, was delighted with the way in which the Town came together to welcome the cruise passengers and provide a variety of services and activities.
Surrounded by the natural beauty of the National Seashore, Provincetown has become the number one destination for couples wishing to be married on Cape Cod.
sev.prnewswire.com /leisure-travel-hotels/20050726/NETU03826072005-1.html   (494 words)

  
 Looking for things to do on Cape Cod?
Provincetown is also a place of revelry and romance, theater and art, frolic and fun.
Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum - The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum commemorates the landing of the Pilgrims in Provincetown in 1620 and their adoption of the Mayflower Compact, the first charter of a democratic government in the world.
Provincetown is closer to this densely populated area than any other port, making it the ideal whale watching departure point.
www.surfsideinn.cc /html/provincetown-things-to-do.html   (2552 words)

  
 Provincetown Inn Seaside Resort and Conference Center
Located on the tip of Cape Cod and surrounded by water on three sides, the Provincetown Inn is a perfect site for your wedding receptions and ceremonies, commitment events, group eco tours and whale watches, conferences, retreats, meetings, banquets and much much more.
Provincetown Inn’s 100 guest rooms and 7 function and meeting rooms are yours entirely or available in various combinations.
Provincetown Inn pages are property and copywritten by the Provincetown Inn, Provincetown Massachusetts exclusively.
www.provincetownevents.com   (660 words)

  
 i am provincetown - Activities, Festivals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-21)
The fast-growing and increasingly renowned festival is dedicated to showcasing independent American and international films; to nurturing aspiring independent filmmakers and honoring industry luminaries; and to preserving and sustaining cinema as an art form through educational forums.
Provincetown Jazz Festival is a new addition to a vibrant Provincetown music scene, every second week in August.
The Provincetown Theatre Company (PTC) is a collaborative of professional, semi-professional, and amateur actors, writers, directors, technicians, teachers and theatre lovers.
directory.iamprovincetown.com /listing.php?cat=379   (891 words)

  
 Harbor Hill Provincetown Massachusetts
Harbor Hill is situated atop the sand dunes of Cape Cod.
Provincetown is best known for its beaches, whale- watching attractions, shops and gallaries, and its acceptance of alternate lifestyles.
Located halfway between town and Herring Cove Beach, Harbor Hill Resort offers a great place to unwind once you've returned from the bustle of downtown's Commercial Street, the beach, or a bike ride through the beach forest.
www.vacationtimesharerentals.com /listings/8644   (162 words)

  
 US State & Town Views/Massachusetts/Provincetown - All Post Cards
It is a 4th order light and stands on the extreme end of Cape Cod, at the entrance of Provincetown harbor.
The structure is of finished Rockport granite, and of the finest workmanship, and is a worthy tribute to the memory or the founders of our country, to whose memory it is erected.
Cost $90,000,00., The Pilgrim Memorial Monument which stands upon Town Hill, Provincetown, Mass., and which is a landmark for many miles around, is erected to commemorate the landing of the Pilgrims at Cape Cod Nov. 11th.
www.cardcow.com /viewall.php?cat=65059   (812 words)

  
 SailNorthEast - Provincetown Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-21)
The entrance to Provincetown Harbor is wide open and very easy to negotiate in bad weather.
The only buoy is a green off Long Point and the Pilgrim Monument can be seen and used as a landmark from 15 to 20 miles out.
Provincetown is a perfect stop over for anybody who is continuing to Gloucester on Cape Ann or up the Maine coast because the trip across Massachusetts Bay, through the Stellwagen Marine Sanctuary usually provides a few whale sightings.
www.sailnortheast.com /Roadsteads/ptwn.html   (90 words)

  
 Provincetown Trolleys Inc. 2006 hg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-21)
Provincetown Trolley will take you on a 40-minute narrated tour of Provincetown, the first landing place of the Pilgrims.
See panoramic views of Provincetown Harbor(the 2nd largest natural harbor in the world), Cape Cod Bay, and magnificent Atlantic Ocean.
Provincetown trolley leaves from in front of Town Hall every 1/2 hour from 10am to 4pm Also 5, 6, 7pm(hours subject to change) The ride is about 40 minutes long.
www.provincetowntrolley.com   (204 words)

  
 Buy Harbor Hill Provincetown Massachusetts, United States Timeshare
Harbor Hill at Provincetown is a condominium resort set in the beautiful West End of Provincetown.
Harbor Hill Road is most conveniently located off of Bradford Street, just 500 yards from the entrance to Cape Cod National Seashore.
Harbor Hill is ideally located half way between the center of town and Herring Cove Beach in a quiet residential area.
www.sellmytimesharenow.com /details.php?idadd=60117   (463 words)

  
 i am provincetown
Visit Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, take a walk at the Beech Forest, walk the town beach or go to the Herring Cove Beach to see a sunset.
Say hello to friends and strangers at Provincetown Commercial Street, watch Provincetown people and our visitors from Town Hall steps, read books by Provicetown writers, buy art by Provincetown artists, make your own collection of Provincetown photographs.
Provincetown is beautiful all year long, and it is very special place to celebrate Christmas in Provincetown, or Mother's Day, or your birthday, or a wedding.
www.iamprovincetown.com   (229 words)

  
 The Lobster Pot Restaurant - Renowned Seafood, Provincetown, Massachusetts...
...overlooking historic Provincetown harbor, an institution like no other and part of the tradition that makes Provincetown such a special place.
...dine in either of our two waterfront dining rooms and enjoy the view of Provincetown harbor and a selection from our menu...offering the finest and freshest in seafood, Portuguese specialties, steaks, poultry, vegetarian and light fare.
No matter what season you visit Provincetown, your visit is incomplete without a visit to The Lobster Pot.
www.ptownlobsterpot.com   (295 words)

  
 Provincetown Harbor Swim & Paddler Flotilla - 16th Annual - Outsports.com
Swimmers and paddlers from across the country are invited to converge on Cape Cod for the Provincetown Harbor Swim for Life and Paddler Flotilla, A Community Benefit for AIDS and Women*s Health, celebrating its 16th year on September 6, 2003.
The Swim for Life is sponsored in part by the Provincetown Tourism Fund and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
The Provincetown Community Compact, organizer of the event, is a private, non-profit, tax exempt organization founded in 1993 to support the arts, environment, and well-being of Provincetown.
www.outsports.com /local/2003/0718ptown.htm   (565 words)

  
 BSC Cruising Guide Provincetown Introduction
After Thoreau visited in 1850, he declared Provincetown "the most completely maritime town that we were ever in." {CapeCod, p229}
A fishing outport (never prosperous like New Bedford, Gloucester or even Marblehead), P-town in the 19th century was more remote by land than by water, its harbor an offshore refuge for great fleets of mackerel schooners.
All summer long, boats fill the harbor and there is a real vitality in the streets.
cruisingguide.bostonsailingcenter.com /harbors/ptown/introduction.html   (100 words)

  
 Guest Accomodations for The Red Inn in Provincetown, MA
While all of the guest rooms, suites and residences at The red Inn provide direct views across Provincetown Harbor, this room provides an amazing environment from which to experience the local phenomenon known as "Cape Light".
The Harbor's End Suite is easily accessed from the first floor of the main building.
Watching the moonrise over the Harbor from this guest room is a sight to behold as the towering Pilgrim Monument (the tallest all granite structure in the United States) creates a stunning silhouette against nature's backdrop.
www.theredinn.com /accomodations.html   (790 words)

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