Social Activism in Nineteenth-Century Nantucket Before there were protest marches and sit-ins on live television, 24-hour news coverage, and social-media...More Read more from History of Social Activism on Nantucket
by Nathaniel Philbrick. Genealogy on Nantucket begins not with the massive record compiled by Eliza Starbuck Barney, but with a...More Read more from “A Walking Genealogical Tree”: Benjamin Franklin Folger, Nantucket’s First Genealogist
The Quaker (Friends) Meeting House on Fair Street was erected circa 1838 by builder James Weeks and originally served as...More Read more from A Brief History of Quakers on Nantucket
I have made up my mind now to be a Sailor’s wife, To have a purse full of money and...More Read more from What is the Nantucket Girls Song?
If you have recently driven by Newtown Cemetery on Sparks Avenue or the Old North on New Lane, and seen...More Read more from Winged Skulls and Garlanded Urns: Recording the Cemeteries of Nantucket
Occasionally a visitor will ask to see something in the NHA Research Library that rarely sees the light of day....More Read more from The More Things Change: Diary of Charles Dyer
Many visitors come to the NHA Research Library to research the history of a house – sometimes because the Historic...More Read more from Researching your Nantucket House History
“Tuesday June the 16th [Day] 482. Commences with moderate trades, course S at 4 PM Long. by Chro. 137.37.15, Course...More Read more from Ship’s Logs and Journals at the NHA Research Library