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Heritage Artifacts Collection

Heritage Artifacts

Overview

An inventory of the physical artifacts from the old Heritage Museum.  Accompanying each photographed artifact is the description of the artifact highlighted in yellow from the original Heritage Museum inventory sheets.  The goal of the Provincetown History Project to display these artifacts throughout Town-owned buildings remains an ongoing process. 

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  • Model of Trap Boat Scow
    A model of a Trap Boat Scow.
    Collection: Heritage Artifacts
    Format: Audio
    Subjects: Fishermen, Fishing boats--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Historical museums--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Provincetown Heritage Museum
  • Flaking Box
    Flacking Box: This device was part of the breeches buoy beach apparatus...
    Collection: Heritage Artifacts
    Format: Photo
    Subjects: Lifesaving, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, United States Coast Guard, United States. Life-Saving Service, Historical museums--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Provincetown Heritage Museum
  • Pillow cover of cloth squares
    A pillow cover
    Collection: Heritage Artifacts
    Format: Artwork
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Provincetown Heritage Museum, Soper Street (Provincetown, Mass.)
  • Knot Board
    A Knot Board created by Edward Coon, CWO displaying 45 different types of knots with description.
    Collection: Heritage Artifacts
    Format: Artwork
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Provincetown Heritage Museum, United States Coast Guard
  • Collection of 78 rpm records
    A collection of 78 rpm records with titles.
    Collection: Heritage Artifacts
    Format: Artwork
    Subjects: Bradford Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Provincetown Heritage Museum
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