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Provincetown in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The First Landing Place of the Pilgrims, Nov. 11, 1620, O.S.

 
 
The Landing Place of the Pilgrims, Nov. 11, 1620, O.S. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Gilbertson, August 20, 2011
1. The Landing Place of the Pilgrims, Nov. 11, 1620, O.S. Marker
Inscription.  The map in Mourt's Relation shows that near this spot the Pilgrims first touched foot on American soil.
 
Erected 1917 by The Research Club of Provincetown.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 2.222′ N, 70° 11.791′ W. Marker is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is at the intersection of Province Lands Rd and Commercial St, on the left when traveling south on Province Lands Rd. Marker is in Pilgrims' First Landing Park in the center of the rotary. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Provincetown MA 02657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown (approx. one mile away); Rose Dorothea (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sons of Provincetown (approx. 1.1 miles away); Provincetown AIDS Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Provincetown Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); MacMillan Wharf (approx.
Provincetown Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Matt Gilbertson, August 20, 2011
2. Provincetown Harbor
1.2 miles away); H.M.S. Somerset (approx. 2.6 miles away); Provincetown (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Provincetown.
 
Also see . . .  The Plymouth Colony Archives Project - Mourt's Relation. (Submitted on May 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 24, 2020