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Interesting

Nothing special but interesting to know you stood where the Pilgrims first stood on American soil... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
2964mq
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Buffalo, NY
A Monumental Piece of History

This spot is so crucial to the way our country was created, but there isn’t much here to celebrate... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
chelseam650
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Agawam, Massachusetts
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A plaque marks the spot where Pilgrims first came ashore in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
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West end of Commercial St., Downtown Center, Provincetown, MA
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Nothing special but interesting to know you stood where the Pilgrims first stood on American soil. The site also has a breakwater you can walk out on and is a beautiful spot to catch the sunset.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is supposedly the spot where the Pilgrims landed in the new world. All they have here is a small plaque in the middle of a round-about (rotary) so nothing very interesting to see. There's limited free parking along one side of the round-about, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

This spot is so crucial to the way our country was created, but there isn’t much here to celebrate that. I was hoping to see more information via a display of some kind but it’s literally just the plaque. There is stuff about the marsh,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank chelseam650
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is located at the end of town directly across from the breakwater. It was built in recognition of Provincetown being the first place the Pilgrims landed. The park is small and almost solemn as there are many commemorative granite plaques dedicated to the memory of locals and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Stopped in this circle area to take pictures of the three lighthouses, you can see two of them from there, Woods End and Long Point. There were some areas blocked off so didn't keep walking to the plaque, you can tell there was a lot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

The presumed location where the Pilgrims actually landed. Cool historic site. Not much to look at though.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

As I mentioned before, this area was under construction so I am sure it will be much better soon. A great little part of history to see.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

For a place as historically important as this spot, it's under represented. The pilgrims first touched foot on the soil here before heading to Plymouth Rock where they established the first colony. Do not make a special trip to see this plaque, but the causeway...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed July 19, 2017

It's a little known fact that the Pilgrims (yes, those Pilgrims) originally landed in Provincetown. My son says they just weren't "fabulous" enough to stick around, but it's nice to see a small tribute to their presence anyway. And it's sort of cool to say...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This little Park could AND Should be a beautiful place but it is completely and totally overgrown with weeds and grass. A real contrast to beautiful Provincetown!

Date of experience: May 2017
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