301 Bradford Street

One of the very few floaters to make it all the way to the East End, Linger-A-Long was built around 1820. When it was out at the edge of the sea, it belonged to Eldridge Smith, a founder of the Long Point settlement after the War of 1812. Smith’s grandson, Capt. Ed Walter Smith, earned his place in whaling legend by killing a 73-foot right whale in 1888. Beatrice Perry was living here in 1950 when her presence was noted as the only woman scalloper in Provincetown.

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