Pilgrim Memorial Monument and bas relief tablet

Pilgrim Memorial Monument and bas relief tablet Provincetown Massachusetts

Stock #: 301998
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Provincetown
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Barnstable
Publisher: E. D. West Co
Postmark: 1929 Sep-2
PM City: Provincetown
PM State: MA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Height 252 ft., cost $90,000. 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, 1620, their anchoring in this harbor; the adoption in the cabin of the Mayflower, on the day of the arrival, of the Compact of the Government, the first charter of a democratic government in the world's history; the birth here of Peregrine White, the first white child born in New England; the death of Dorothy Bradford, the wife of Wm. Bradford, afterward Governor of Plymouth; the explorations in search of a place for permanent colonizations; and the entire train of events which preceded the settlement of Plymouth