Today • May 23 • at the NHA

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

Whaling Museum open April 1-25
Daily 10am-4pm 

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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

May 23, 1852Read more from May 23, 1852

Azubah Handy Cash accompanied her husband Capt. William Cash aboard the Nantucket whale ship Columbia on a four-year whaling voyage, from October 1850 to May 1854. Click to see what she wrote in her diary on this day in 1852. Read more from May 23, 1852

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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