October 1962Vol. 10 No. 2


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers (p. 2)
  • President’s Report (p. 5)
  • Annual Report (p. 11)
  • “Loran C: Account of the ‘Master’ Station of the U.S. Coast Guard at Low Beach, Siasconset” by Margaret Fawcett Barnes (p. 15)
  • “William M. Folger and the Prentiss House” by Edgar L. McCormick (p. 18)
  • “Civil War Memoranda” (p. 25)
  • Historical Essay Contest (p. 26)
    • “Women and Whales” by Eileen Sylvia (p. 26)
    • “Actors on the Island During ‘Sconset’s Heyday” by Robert Van Arsdale (p. 29)
  • “The Coffin Family Genealogy” (p. 32)
  • Recent Events (p. 35)
  • “Diary of William C. Folger” edited by Nancy S. Adams (p. 38)
  • Legacies and Bequests (p. 43)

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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