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Pilgrims' First Landing
In 1620, the Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower and made their first landing in the New World in Provincetown Harbor. The Pilgrims stayed in Provincetown for five weeks, where they created and signed the Mayflower Compact. They then continued on to their ultimate destination of Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Provincetown’s Pilgrim Monument, the largest granite structure in the United States, commemorates the Pilgrim’s First Landing in the New World. The adjacent museum houses a collection of Provincetown art, artifacts, history, and culture. After a history lesson on Provincetown, climb to the top of the granite structure for beautiful views of Provincetown and beyond.

For more information on the monument, please visit Pilgrim Monument.

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