Fall Edition Historic NantucketFall 1998


  • Letter from the President
    by Dorothy Slover (p. 3)
  • “The Bride Was Tastily Dressed in White”: Nantucket Weddings 1665-1928
    by Aimee E. Newell (p. 4)
  • The History of Nantucket’s Golf Courses
    by J. C. Gamble (p. 11)
  • What Was Good for What Ailed You; Curatives and Remedies in the 1800s
    by Susan Kirp Hochwald (p. 15)
  • Book Section: Abram’s Eyes by Nathaniel Philbrick
    Review by Charlotte Louisa Maison (p. 20)
  • NHA News (p. 21)

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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