The Pilgrim Monument – Welcoming Pilgrims of All Kinds

The Pilgrim Monument – Welcoming Pilgrims of All Kinds

By William Gannon Jr., MD Cape Cod has many great non-profit organizations, and they all need help from communities and supporters. For nearly 10 years, I have been coming to Provincetown, first as a visitor and now I call this amazing place home. Supporting the...

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

By K. David Weidner, Ph.D., Executive Director As we emerge from a difficult year, it’s time to re-evaluate what’s important and recommit to making the world a better place. That’s our mission at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM). We are dedicated to...

Autism and Acceptance: Lighting a Better Way

By K. David Weidner, Ph.D., Executive Director Nearly 50 years ago, the Autism Society created National Autistic Children’s Week, which would become Autism Awareness Month. Now, it’s being referred to as Autism Acceptance Month (AAM), a recent change proposed to...
Stories I’ve Heard: Women’s History in Provincetown

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

By Courtney Hurst, President, Board of Trustees 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...
Stories I’ve Heard: A Salute to Black History in Provincetown

Stories I’ve Heard: A Salute to Black History in Provincetown

By Courtney Hurst, President, Board of Trustees In honor of Black Lives Matter, I wanted to share an informal retelling of some of the amazing stories about Provincetown’s rich and prominent role in Black history that I have been told through the years and during this...