PROVINCETOWN – A new variety of apple is coming to Cape Cod to commemorate the 400thanniversary of the Mayflower Pilgrims arrival in Provincetown.

As part of a cross-cultural exchange the Bassetlaw District Council in the United Kingdom will give an apple tree known as the “Pilgrim Apple” to Provincetown 400.

The sapling is one of only 20 currently being grown in Nottinghamshire, England. The apple is grown in the English county where William Brewster and other Mayflower Pilgrims lived before embarking on their journey across the Atlantic Ocean.

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