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On This Day in Nantucket History

March 5, 1770Read more from March 5, 1770

Crispus Attucks was killed in the Boston Massacre in 1770 and is regarded to be the first casualty of the American Revolution. Read more from March 5, 1770

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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