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 18, 1849Read more from January 18, 1849

The editor of the Inquirer & Mirror published an 1850 obituary that eulogized Josiah Sturtevant, a Nantucket resident who had left for California in search of gold in March of 1849. Read more from January 18, 1849

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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