Upcoming at the NHA

Today's whaling museum schedule

The NHA is closed until further notice due to the pandemic.

The Festival of Trees will extend through Valentine’s Day.
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On This Day in Nantucket History

January 17, 1983Read more from January 17, 1983

Miss Elma Loines died in 1983 at age 100. Born in Brooklyn and a graduate of Bryn Mawr, Loines spent many summers on Nantucket. In 1959 Loines gave an 8 inch Alvan Clark telescope to the Maria Mitchell Association. Read more from January 17, 1983

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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