PROVINCETOWN – Wharves are all about one thing: Access.

To the sea. To opportunities, resources and markets.

On land highways and railroads created much of the same. But actually the closer analogy would be to airport runways, long and narrow jumping off points into a great beyond.

No Cape Cod town built and used wharves more than Provincetown, in good part because no Cape Cod town had stronger need.

Read the full article by Seth Rolbein from here.