Summer Guide Cape Cod

Summer Guide Cape Cod 2019

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www.summerguidecapecod.com 10 PILGRIM MONUMENT & PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM The 252 foot granite Pilgrim Monument com- memorates the landing of the Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620 in Provincetown, where they stayed for five weeks before moving to Plymouth, Ma. The Monument was completed in 1910 and dedicated by President William Howard Taft. The spectacular view from the top takes in the Provincetown Har- bor, Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic Ocean and, on very clear days, Plymouth, and the Boston skyline. The Museum offers exhibits on local history – high- lighting the arrival of the Pilgrims, Provincetown's rich maritime history, the early days of American theatre, and the building of the Monument. Fun for all ages! There is a museum store, a picnic area and parking. High Pole Hill, Provincetown; 508 487-1310; Map A-8; www.pilgrim-monument.org DOLPHIN FLEET OF PROVINCETOWN The Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown is the originator of east coast whalewatching with up to 12 trips daily on 100' modern vessels with cabin and sun- deck. FAST-PASS DISCOUNT TICKETS available on- line at whalewatch.com. Guaranteed sightings for all whalewatch trips. Enjoy our family affordable rates and educational trips exploring the marine habitat and sea lifeof the Cape. Fun for all ages! Departing from MacMillan Wharf, Provincetown; 800 826-9300; More information and discount tickets available online at www.whalewatch.com; Map A-8 PROVINCETOWN CHaMbER OF COMMERCE In 2020, Provincetown will be commemorating 400 years since the Mayflower Pilgrims' first landing in the New World and the signing of the Mayflow- er Compact. With 80+ accommodations, 200+ shops, and 60+ art galleries, eateries and events, respectively, America's oldest, continuous art col- ony is your destination that offers something fun for everyone. Make sure you don't miss our daily whale watch, trolley, bike and dune tours or our world-class beaches. Come for the day, stay for the night! Provincetown Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center located in the center of town at the base of MacMillan Wharf open daily 508 487-3424 ptownchamber.com Map A-8 MaRCONI-RCa WIRELESS MUSEUM We celebrate the Centennial of Radio Corporation of America, the key to America's 20th Century su- premacy in radio communication. Chatham would soon become its flagship ship-to-shore station, WCC. History exhibits explore Marconi's legacy, Morse code, commercial maritime radio, and the WWII Battle of the Atlantic. Today's exhibits trace the evolution of digital wireless technology: track sharks and ships, "fly" a drone simulator and ex- plore inside your cell phone. 847 Orleans Rd., Rte. 28, N. Chatham. ChathamMarconi.org or 508- 945-8889. Map G-9 Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum North Chatham, Mass. The History of Ship-to-Shore Radio From Marconi's Spark to Modern Wireless Celebrating The Centennial 1919 - The Beginning ChathamMarconi.org 20% Off Two Adult or Senior Admissions With The Ad SGCC Recommended Find us on Facebook

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