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Provincetown



Introduction of Provincetown
Resort town on N Cape Cod, 50 mi SE of Boston,SE Massachusetts. It was the first continental land ingsite, in 1620, of the Pilgrims before they settled atPlymouth. The Mayflower Compact was written inthe harbor here on November 21, 1620. Provincetownwas incorporated as a township in 1627 and asa town in 1727. The Pilgrim House Tavern here hasbeen a popular retreat for artists. The ProvincetownPlayers, an influential little theater group that stagedEugene O'Neill's work, flourished here from 1915 to1929.Resort town on N Cape Cod, 50 mi SE of Boston,SE Massachusetts. It was the first continental land ingsite, in 1620, of the Pilgrims before they settled atPlymouth. The Mayflower Compact was written inthe harbor here on November 21, 1620. Provincetownwas incorporated as a township in 1627 and asa town in 1727. The Pilgrim House Tavern here hasbeen a popular retreat for artists. The ProvincetownPlayers, an influential little theater group that stagedEugene O'Neill's work, flourished here from 1915 to1929.

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