Behind Our TRUTH: Meet Paul Gray
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Behind Our TRUTH: Meet Paul Gray

The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM) continues its series “Behind Our TRUTH,” which tells the captivating stories of the people who contribute to ensuring our mission of TRUTH: Tolerance I Respect I Unity I Trust I Her-His-Their-Story, stands tall. 

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Behind Our Truth - Meet Steven Peters
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Behind Our TRUTH: Meet Steven Peters

We’d like to share our latest conversation with PMPM trustee, Steven Peters. His curation of our permanent exhibit Our Story: The Complicated Relationship of the Indigenous Wampanoag and the Mayflower Pilgrims and knowledge of the rich history of Indigenous cultures has not only proven to be a valuable educational resource for PMPM but for the entire world.

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Behind Our TRUTH: Meet Don Collins

“PMPM is now allowing access for all kinds of people to come and hear about inclusivity in our authentic, real story, which is something that doesn’t happen a lot. But it’s starting to happen here in Provincetown, and that’s what I want to be a part of.”

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Standing Tall: Meet Elisa Perel

“Still, one thing made a lasting impression early on: This is where the Pilgrims arrived first,” said Elisa. “As I got older and understood all the different types of pilgrims who found acceptance and safety in Provincetown – whether part of our LGBTQ+ or many ethnic communities – it resonated. I realized how lucky I’ve been, and now, as a Trustee, I have an opportunity to protect, preserve and share our evolving history.”

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Our Summer Reading List

What’s on your summer reading list? Here are some books for readers of all ages that are on our lists and currently available at our gift shop. Why not pay us a visit and add these to your reading list?

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2022: A Monumental Year

2022 was a big year for the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM), one that Cape Cod’s oldest non-profit organization and the entire community will long remember. Please join us in our annual look back at the many great events and milestones of 2022. 

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The Many Flags We Fly: Long May They Wave

Each of these groups has a colorful history that makes up the fabric of our beloved town, and we are literally waving the banner to celebrate them. In June, we flew three flags alongside the monument in observance of Pride Month, Juneteenth and the Provincetown Portuguese Festival. In August, we flew the Jamaican Flag, celebrating Jamaican Independence Day.

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