Please refer to the Provincetown Encyclopedia.
The town’s connection to the sea grows more distant every year, but happily, there are still families here whose lives Continue reading
Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. This lovely and consequential house from around 1875-1885 has been in the foreground of thousands Continue reading
Old Colony Railroad Passenger Depot. For better or worse, Provincetown was firmly joined to the mainland on 23 July 1873, Continue reading
Old Colony Railroad Freight Depot. Provincetown was firmly joined to the mainland in 1873, when the Old Colony Railroad inaugurated Continue reading
Former Provincetown Vocational School. It’s one of the largest buildings in town and — arguably — one of the ugliest. Continue reading
Wreck of H.M.S. Somerset. In 1778, the formidable Peaked Hill Bars bested a dreaded symbol of British imperial power: H.M.S. Continue reading
Peaked Hill Bars Life-Saving Station. Near the site now occupied by the Margo-Gelb Shack, the U.S. Life-Saving Service built the Continue reading