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On This Day in Nantucket History

April 18, 1673Read more from April 18, 1673

Francis Lovelace, Governor of the Province of New York, named Nantucket’s new English settlement the town of Sherburne. Read more from April 18, 1673

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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