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Tune in for our next NHA University webinar on Tuesday, March 16, Captain Joseph W. Plasket and the Links between Nantucket and Chile, register here. 


Catch up on past e-newsletters and webinars below:


Archaeological Investigations at the Boston-Higginbotham House
with Nedra Lee (webinar recording coming soon!)





The Archaeology of Submerged Paleolandscapes: Nantucket Sound and Beyond (January 19, 2021)

Archaeological Collections at the NHA: A Multi-Year Preservation and Public Education Initiative (January 5, 2021)

Black History 

Exploring the Equal School Rights Movement (December 15, 2020)

Exploring the Abolition Movement (December 1, 2020)

200th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Essex

Essex and Moby-Dick (November 17, 2020)

Essex (November 10, 2020)

Notale Nantucket Women: 

Suffrage and Anna Gardner (October 13, 2020)

Nantucket’s Notable Women (September 29, 2020)

Exploring Nantucket’s Early Notable Women (September 15, 2020)

Nantucket’s Geographic Connections: 

Nantucket–North Carolina Connection (June 2, 2020)

Nantucket–Philadelphia Connection (May 12, 2020)

Nantucket–Florida Connection (May 5, 2020)

Nantucket & the Pacific (April 28, 2020)

Nantucket–Boston Connection (April 21, 2020)

Nantucket–California Connection (April 14, 2020)

Nantucket–Europe Connection (April 7, 2020)

Nantucket–New York Connection (March 31, 2020)

NHA University Launch

Honoring Healthcare Workers (March 24, 2020)

Irish Stories (March 17, 2020)

Introducing NHA University Weekly

Banner image of Academy Hill School, ca. 1870. Photograph by Charles H. Shute & Sons. (GPN-shute-28)

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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