January 1980Winter 1980


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers and Staff (p. 2)
  • Editorial – The New Year – The Perception of History (p. 5)
  • The “Ann Alexander’s ” Scrimshaw Set Tells the Story of a Ship Sunk by a Whale by Edouard A. Stackpole (p. 6)
  • Great Point Lighthouse Threatened by Erosion of the Beach (p. 13)
  • Legacies and Bequests/Address Changes (p. 26)
  •  The Destruction of the U.S.S. “Housatonic” During the Civil War (p. 27)

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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