January 1959Vol. 6 No. 3


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers (p. 2)
  • “Events of 1659” by Dr. Will Gardner (p. 5)
  • “Peter Folger, Able and Godly” by Babette M. Levy (p. 9)
  • “A Whaler’s Certification” by W. Ripley Nelson (p. 15)
  • “The Town Seal” by Charles Clark Coffin (p. 18)
  • History Making Events of 1959 (p. 20)
  • “A Call” by Matthew Barney (p. 24)
  • A Message from the President (p. 25)
  • “It Pays to Advertise” by Grace E. Hutaff (p. 26)
  • “Vanished ‘Sconset Houses on Nantucket” by Henry Chandlee Forman (p. 34)
  • “History of Nantucket Fire Department” by Irving T. Bartlett (p. 44)
  • Legacies and Bequests (p. 47)

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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