January 1984


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers and Staff (p. 2)
  • Editorial: Peering into the Future (p. 5)
  • About Our President (p. 7)
  • A Little Model with a Long History by Wesley N. Tiffney, Jr. (p. 8)
  • Peter Foulger – What We Have Discovered About a Most Remarkable Man by Kim Downs-Watson (p. 14)
  • Address Changes (p. 21)
  • An Interesting Find by Anita Coffin Dammin (p. 22)
  • Dr. Samuel Gelston – Medical Pioneer by Edouard A. Stackpole (p. 26)
  • A “Nantucket House” in Nova Scotia (p. 29)
  • Bequests (p. 29)
  • Noah’s Legacy by Marian Gleason (p. 30)
  • “Pea Soup” (p. 30)
  • Humors of Election Day in Old Nantucket by Henry S. Wyer (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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