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  • Town Reports contain a report of activities for departments and committees during the year,...
  • Nathaniel E. Atwood, fisherman, amateur ichthyologist, Commissioner of Fisheries, representative...
  • A student of history since adolescence when Mrs. Henry N. Flynt, a mentor and founder of Historic...
  • Jeanne Lawson Bultman was a Modern Art Activist and one of the last pivotal participants in the...
  • The storyline of the trap boat "Charlotte" is, essentially, the history of trap boat...
  • Althea Boxell (1910–1988) never lived in Provincetown, but during her life she assembled a series...
  • The Early History: The Fire Department is the oldest organized Fire Department on Cape Cod. On...
  • Thelma Given (1896–1977) was an internationally acclaimed violin virtuoso who spent much of her...
  • The history of the several glass plate collections belonging to the Town of Provincetown have...
  • Nathan and Marjorie Windhurst Halper were steadfast fixtures of the Provincetown art community...
  • Provincetown has been working for many years to complete a compressive Survey (also referred to...
  • Jan Kelly chronicled life in the community as well as her varied interests in a series of...
  • Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan, Provincetown's most famous son, was born on November 10, 1874...
  • Born in Clearfield, Iowa, the son of an Iowan family, Ross Moffett represents a quintessential...
  • In collaboraton with Provincetown Community Television (PTV), existing home movies and oral...
  • The Municipal Collection contains a sampling of historic material on file in the Town Clerk's...
  • Artist, author, actress, fashion model and mother of the century are among the many hats worn by...
  • Marion Agostinho Perry was affectionately known to everyone as just "Bert" Perry. He...
  • In collaboration with the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, who has generously agreed to...
  • This collection begins with old postcards of Provincetown donated to the Provincetown Heritage...
  • The Safe Harbor/AIDS Archive contains material related to the making of the Safe Harbor...
  • The State Supreme Judicial Court’s Goodridge decision allowing same sex couples to marry in the...
  • This collection houses material related to the Provincetown School System.  A significant chapter...
  • The initial focus of the History Preservation Project was on the wealth of material from the now...
  • Picture this…July 15, 1915…a social gathering of friends in the East End of Provincetown…two...
  • The Town-owned Provincetown Art Collection consists of artwork by local artists, as well as...

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