Today • November 12 • at the NHA

Whaling Museum open February 7-March 31, 2019
Thursday-Sunday 10am-4pm 

Whaling Museum open April 1-25
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Today's whaling museum schedule

Whaling Museum open
February 7-March 31, 2019
Thursday-Sunday 10am-4pm

On This Day in Nantucket History

November 12, 1844Read more from November 12, 1844

In 1844, William Hadwen purchased property at the corner of Main and Pleasant Streets. Hadwen later commissioned Frederick Brown Coleman to build a Greek Revival mansion with a five-bayed façade, colossal pilasters and a pedimented ionic portico. Read more from November 12, 1844

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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