Author: Glenn Ritt

Cape Cod's Pilgrim Trail

06 Nov Cape Cod’s Pilgrim Trail

  [caption id="attachment_21855" align="alignleft" width="300"] First Encounter Plaque[/caption] While the world’s attention will be on Plimoth Colony come 2020 – its 400th anniversary - let’s not forget that the Pilgrims first landed in Provincetown on Cape Cod.  That’s worth celebrating too. Had the shoals off Chatham not proved...

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24 Oct Affirmative Reaction with Jay Critchley

My job as an artist is to look below the surface and find a deeper meaning and action.             -Jay Critchley Artist Jay Critchley defies easy description.  He is a conceptual, multi-media performance artist, writer and activist who creates controversial art with ironic jabs at capitalism, democracy and the media....

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22 Oct Highland Light Closes for Major Renovation

[caption id="attachment_19380" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cape Cod lighthouse at the Highlands.[/caption] Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom announced that one of the national seashore’s most iconic historic structures, Highland Light in Truro, will undergo extensive rehabilitation beginning in late fall 2018. After the lighthouse closes for the...

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30 Aug Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Partners with Scrooby, England for the 400th Anniversary

The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM) has formed a partnership with Bassetlaw District Council in Scrooby, England, where several Mayflower Pilgrims were from, including William Brewster. The partnership’s goal is to strengthen ties, both cultural and educational, between the two regions in conjunction with...

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13 May Experience Historical Wellfleet

Much of Wellfleet's history is just a few steps away. Our schedule includes twice-weekly guided tours of the historic district, Bound Brook Island hikes and bi-weekly cemetery tours. . Most of the walks occur in the summer months, but many of our guides are here year-round. If you...

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28 Jan Tour Historic Bourne Village

  Highlighted by the Keene House, the oldest residence in Bourne, as the Briggs-McDermott House, Historic Bourne Village boasts some two dozen buildings to view along a walking tour.   Here are highlights: 66 Sandwich Road – Known as the Arabella Parker House, widow of Captain Charles, who was lost...

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