October 1983October 1983


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers (p. 2)
  • Editorial: President Leroy H. True Retires (p. 5)
  • Neutrality is Uncomfortable by The Reverend J. Moulton Thomas (p. 6)
  • William Watson – Engineer and Educator (p. 13)
  • Half-Scale Model of a Whaleboat (p. 16)
  • The First Display of the Flag of a New Nation – February 1783 in the Port of London by Edouard A. Stackpole (p. 17)
  • Memories of Orange Street by Henry A. Willard (p. 21)
  • Hard Times on the First South Shoals Light Vessel by Robert Johnson (p. 23)
  • The Elisha Pinkham Hussey Whaling Collection (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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