The Centennial IssueSummer 1994

Volume 40 No. 2


  • July 1895: NHA’s First Annual Meeting (p. 5)
  • Cent Schools by Helen A. Gardner (p. 6)
  • NHA Presidents 1894-1994 (p. 8)
  • Reminiscences of Old Podpis by Alcon Chadwick (p. 10)
  • Incidents in the Seafaring Career of Henry F. Coffin by John B. Coffin (p. 14)
  • The Great Hall by Frances Page (p. 17)
  • The Courts of Nantucket by Allen Coffin (p. 20)
  • Once Along the Waterfront by Edouard A. Stackpole (p. 23)
  • Nantucket Surreys by Margaret Fawcett Barnes (p. 27)
  • Vanished Treasures by Harry B. Turner (p. 29)
  • Nantucket’s First Swimming Pool Built in ‘Sconset by Clement A. Penrose (p. 34)
  • The Colonial Church and Nantucket by Henry B. Worth Esq. (p. 36)
  • The Humor of Nantucket by William F. Macy (p. 38)
  • Memories of “Old ‘Sconset” by Alice Beers (p. 41)
  • Pictures of Nantucket, Past & Present (p. 50)
  • An 1849 Trip to Nantucket transcribed by Susan Beegel (p. 58)
  • “NHA is here to stay” (p. 60)
  • We couldn’t do it without you… (p. 61)
  • Special Centennial Exhibitions (p. 62)
  • Items of Interest (p. 63)

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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