“The Quest for Cod” with Mary Everett-Patriquin

Program for Sunday, October 24, 2021

The Cape Cod Maritime Museum‘s mission is to preserve and interpret the rich maritime culture of Cape Cod and the Islands, highlighting maritime history, art, and marine science. Mary Everett-Patriquin’s presentation explores one of the museum’s newest exhibits, “Quest for Cod: Two Hundred Years of Fishing in Provincetown.” Learn about the port’s rise during the boom years in the Age of Sail, from the nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries; the development of new fishing boats and technologies in the 1960s; and some of the factors in fishing’s decline in recent decades.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Meeting platform will open at 9:30 for informal socializing. Program will begin promptly at 10:00.


Mary Everett-Patriquin holds a Master’s degree in Anthropology and Museum Studies from Arizona State University. Her last position was as Assistant Director of a small museum and archaeological site in Phoenix. After moving to the Cape to be closer to family, she started as the Cape Cod Maritime Museum’s Public Programs Coordinator in May of 2019. Although from a land-locked part of the upper midwest, she loves Cape Cod and learning about the sea.