Provincetown Historic District


Provincetown Historic District

Infobox_nrhp | name =Provincetown Historic District
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caption = Contemporary picture of the First Universalist Church
location= Provincetown, Massachusetts
locmapin = Massachusetts
area =
architecture= Mid 19th Century Revival, Georgian, Federal
added = August 30, 1989
refnum=89001148cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]

The Provincetown Historic District was added in 1989 to the National Register of Historic Places as Barnstable County place #89001148. The district is roughly bounded by U.S. Route 6, the west end of Commercial St., Provincetown Harbor, and the southeast end of Commercial St. It consists of some 3000 acres (12 km²), 1127 buildings, three structures, and five objects.

First Universalist Church

The First Universalist Church is the oldest church in Provincetown and was built in 1847. Its "Christopher Wren" tower is thought to have been inspired by that famous English architect. Now called the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House.

Center Methodist Church

The church building is the current home of the Provincetown Public Library and former home of the town Heritage Museum.

Provincetown Public Library (old)

The Provincetown Public Library building remains on the National Register after the library moved in 2005 to the Center Methodist Church above.

Provincetown Post Office

The Provincetown Post Office building on Commercial Street remains today Provincetown's only post office.

Gallery

References

ee also

* List of Registered Historic Places in Barnstable County, Massachusetts#Provincetown

External links

* [http://www.pilgrim-monument.org The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum]
* [http://www.uumh.org Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown]


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