Pilgrim Memorial Monument at Night

Pilgrim Memorial Monument at Night Provincetown Massachusetts

Stock #: 681413
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Provincetown
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Barnstable
Publisher: Mayflower Sales Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Height 252 feet. 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, November 11th, 1620, their anchoring in this harbor; the adoption of the cabin of the Mayflower, on the day of the arrival, of the Compact of the Government, the first charter of a democratic 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.