SIASCONSET: Algonquian term for “place of great bones.” Si from missi, meaning “great;” ascon from askon, meaning “horn or bone” Situation, 120 miles S.E. ofMore Read more from ’Sconset

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Featuring articles on baseball, Charles Frederick Briggs, ‘Sconset life.

Tales of ‘Sconset

Featuring articles about ‘Sconset Wireless Stations, Nantucket builder Charles H. Robinson, and more


The NHA Research Library has digitized over 1,000 images of ’Sconset from our photographic, map, manuscript, and artifact collections. Presented belowMore Read more from Photos

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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