January 1979Winter 1979


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers and Staff (p. 2)
  • Editorial – The Preservation of Historic Landscapes (p. 5)
  • The Macy Fish Lot Share – Nantucket in Microcosm by Jean R. Merriman (p. 7)
  • Replicas of Memorial Brass (p. 11)
  • Hospital Thrift Shop Demi-Centennial by Robert Carrick (p. 13)
  • The Diaries of Obed Macy, Nantucket Merchant and Historian by Edoaurd A. Stackpole (p. 19)
  • Walter Folger Known as “The Greatest Astronomer in America” in 1821 (p. 25)
  • Gift Items (p. 29)
  • Nantucket Quintuplets by Theodore C. Wyman (p. 30)
  • Legacies and Bequests/Address Changes (p. 31)

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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