Friday, February 18, 2011
Provincetown - The Hard Way
Before the railroad line was built to Provincetown, the body of water that we now know as Pilgrim Lake as simply an extension of Cape Cod Bay. There was no Route 6, or 6A. The route to P-Town from Truro and the rest of the lower Cape was overland around the back of the current Pilgrim Lake. This route wasn't much different then as it is now - huge sand dunes, blowing sand, stiff winds, and a wildly shifting route. The video below was done by the Cape Cod Times. I found it very interesting! This walk isn't to be done on the hottest days, or by anyone not capable of walking several miles in soft sand.