Signs, Symbols and Stones: The Portuguese American Urban Ethnic Landscape #2

Jim Fonseca
6 min readMay 13, 2021
Portuguese American women on an art installation in Provincetown harbor. Photo by the author.

We’re wandering in an urban ethnic landscape — maybe even getting lost — learning about a different culture, that of Portuguese Americans in southeastern New England.

So — signs, symbols and stones (monuments). Today we’ll look at some monuments in and around the two cities that are home to most Portuguese Americans in the area: Fall…

Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.