October 1986Fall 1986


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers and Staff (p. 2)
  • Editorial: Walking Out of Town – an Old Experience (p. 5)
  • The Oldest House on Nantucket Observes Its 300th Birthday (p. 7)
  • Bequests/Address Changes (p. 13)
  • Vice Admiral Marcel Gouin ‘Sconset’s Gift to Naval Aviation by J. E. Lacouture (p. 14)
  • Notes on the History of Quakerism on Nantucket (p. 19)
  • Jethro Coffin in Mendon, Massachusetts, 1708-1726 by Elizabeth A. Little and Margaret Morrison (p. 20)
  • Return of a Whaling Treasure Piece – Capt. Peter Paddack’s “Iron” by Edouard A. Stackpole (p. 27)
  • “The Oldest House” by the Reverend Phebe Ann Hanaford (p. 28)
  • Shooting Notes from Tuckernuck and Muskeget by Anita Coffin Dammin (p. 30)

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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