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Pilgrim Plaque

West end of Commercial St., Downtown Center, Provincetown, MA
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Need Some TLC, but...

It's a little known fact that the Pilgrims (yes, those Pilgrims) originally landed in Provincetown... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Albany, NY
Sadly Overgrown...

This little Park could AND Should be a beautiful place but it is completely and totally overgrown... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
weatherford tx
via mobile
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A plaque marks the spot where Pilgrims first came ashore in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average39%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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West end of Commercial St., Downtown Center, Provincetown, MA

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a little known fact that the Pilgrims (yes, those Pilgrims) originally landed in Provincetown. My son says they just weren't "fabulous" enough to stick around, but it's nice to see a small tribute to their presence anyway. And it's sort of cool to say...More

Thank eluper
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This little Park could AND Should be a beautiful place but it is completely and totally overgrown with weeds and grass. A real contrast to beautiful Provincetown!

Thank jansplans
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just a place where the Pilgrim landing near beach. If you like historical place is can be interesting.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Not much to see, but it does give you a pause to think about the travelling pilgrims and the struggles they must have had.

Thank capt_nutso
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a small memorial to commemorate the first landing of the Pilgrims in November 11, 1620. It is worth seeing as a remembrance of American History.

Thank hawthornemare
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We drove to the sign and went through a lovely neighborhood with beautiful homes and gardens. The sign is on a circle and is easy to miss. Nothing much around it but some trees and a great view of the water. If you are a...More

Thank sallygutierrez
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I'm assuming the shoreline has changed slightly over the past 400 years as the simple plaque commemorating the historic spot where the pilgrims first landed is in the middle of a roundabout at the end of Commercial Street. It is not immediately obvious but is...More

Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 13 March 2016

As descendants of Pilgrim John Howland we were looking for the site "in Provincetown" where a relative had told us that she had put a memorial stone. Docents at the headquarters of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in Plymouth did not know where it might...More

Thank Baystater70
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I am a Mayflower decendant so this place is a treat for me. Knowing my ancestors walked in these places in a thrill. The place is a humble with no frills. There are places to sit and reflect, there are bricks that were donated by...More

1  Thank jamie1113
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Hidden behind trees on a circle at the end of Commercial St this plaque to the Pilgrims' first landing spot is easily missed. Surrounded by the marsh, breakwater and Provincetown Inn and Resort, who is looking inside the circle? Once found, it takes just a...More

Thank Im_traveling_solo
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