Upcoming at the NHA

Today's whaling museum schedule

The NHA is closed until further notice due to the pandemic.

The Festival of Trees will extend through Valentine’s Day.
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On This Day in Nantucket History

January 27, 1830Read more from January 27, 1830

George Cannon submitted a petition to the United States Senate in 1830 asked the government to reimburse him for money spent at the Custom House at Nantucket. Read more from January 27, 1830

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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