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 22, 1994Read more from January 22, 1994

Charles Sayles died in 1994 at age 85. Born in Ohio, Charles Sayles shipped out of the Great Lakes on a tanker and landed in Gloucester, MA where he worked on fishing schooners. Read more from January 22, 1994

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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