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Now in session with a new corresponding series of paid virtual lectures and panels.

Register for our next virtual panel on September 29 with Dr. Valerie Paley, vice president, director of the Center for Women’s History, and chief historian at the New-York Historical Society, in conversation with scholars of notable Nantucket women, including Michael Harrison, Dr. Jeffrey Kovach, Jamie Stiehm, and Betsy Tyler.

Stayed tuned for details about virutal lectures on October 13 and 27.


Current Semester:

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

Corresponding virtual lecture with Catherine Allgor, president of the Massachusetts Historical Society to be posted in the next few weeks.


Catch up on past e-newsletters below:

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)

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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