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As summer winds down…and the leaves fall…

We at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum are happy to have our first summer in the “post Covid” era under our belts. It hardly seems possible that we are ready for the autumn breezes to come back to the Cape after this incredibly hot and summer. Once again, we’ve experienced a season like no other, and this year, Provincetown was affected by bad press, hurricanes and the challenges of the lingering pandemic.

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Why I donate to PMPM — and why I hope you will, too

Our mission embodies what Provincetown itself is all about. We have history rooted in celebrating differences – not being divided by them. Tourists visit here not just to see the Monument (though we like to think that’s a major attraction), but also for inspiration, the freedom to express themselves, to love who they wish and because it’s safe. And we want to play an even bigger role in drawing them here. 

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Stories I’ve Heard: Women’s History in Provincetown

Hearing and sharing some of Provincetown’s stories in honor of February’s Black History Month led me to do the same for Women’s History Month in March. I sat down with Maureen Joseph Hurst (“Mom”) and Kathie Joseph Meads (“Aunt Kath”) to listen to the names and stories that came to their minds when I asked, “Who stands out as impactful, strong women from Provincetown?”

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