Colorful Provincetown is known for its location and its scenery, but there are likely quite a few things you don’t know about P-town. From its history to its natural attractions, there’s plenty to explore in this seaside town.
The Mayflower’s Landing Spot
To start with, the Cape Cod town was actually the first landing spot of the Mayflower. The ship first came to Provincetown before eventually moving on to Plymouth several weeks later. This year marks the 400th anniversary of its historic landing.
Standing high above the rest, Pilgrim Monument actually now sits where Town Hall once stood in P-town. Dedicated by President Taft in the early 1900s, the more than 252-foot tower is the nation’s tallest granite structure. It…