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ID: 7015018
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Provincetown (inhabited place)  Provincetown (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 070 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.1667  decimal degrees

Note: On N tip of Cape Cod; visted by Pilgrims (before Plymouth settlement of November, 1620), traders & fishermen prior to 1700; exposed to seaborne attacks during Revolutionary & French & Amerindian Wars; Eugene O'Neill produced his first play here 1916.

Names:
Provincetown (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1727
Precinct of Cape Cod (H,V)
Province Lands (H,V)
Village of Provincetown (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Barnstable (county)  ................  Barnstable (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Provincetown (inhabited place)  ....................  Provincetown (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first visited by explorers Bartholomew Gosnold in 1602 & Henry Hudson in 1609
town (C)  ............  incorporated in 1727
fishing community (C)  ............  since 19th cen.
tourist center (C)
resort center (C)
naval base (H)  ............  during Revolutionary War & War of 1812

Sources and Contributors:
Precinct of Cape Cod..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 751
Province Lands..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 751
Provincetown..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 751
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009748
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Village of Provincetown..........  [VP]
.........................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009748
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 751
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009748
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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