Today • November 29 • at the NHA

Whaling Museum is open 10am–4pm, Monday–Saturday!
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Historic Properties
Closed for the 2020 season, but grounds and gardens are open to the public during daylight hours.

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Members FREE

Nantucket Residents FREE

General Admission

Whaling Museum Hours

Monday–Saturday, 10am–4pm

Closed Sundays

On This Day in Nantucket History

November 29, 1853Read more from November 29, 1853

Susan Brock sailed with her husband, Captain Peter C. Brock, on the whale ship Lexington from 1853 to 1856. Her journal contains eighty-five poems, including the “Nantucket Girls Song,” which she wrote down while visiting New Zealand. Read more from November 29, 1853

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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