Historic Nantucket Magazine

The NHA’s publication, Historic Nantucket, draws readers into the history of the island as well as current events and programs within the organization. Themes as diverse as whaling, genealogy, and folk art are explored by contributing researchers and Nantucket Historical Association staff along with news from the NHA on our latest programs and projects.

For sixty-five years, members of the Nantucket Historical Association have enjoyed receiving this valuable and fascinating publication. For more information, or to contribute to the magazine, please contact us.

Members of the Nantucket Historical Association receive a mailed subscription to Historic Nantucket. Become a member now!

2002 Annual Report2003

Featuring a letter from the NHA president, the NHA annual report, and more.More Read more from 2002 Annual Report

Vine & HeartsSpring 2003

Featuring articles on genealogical art, collections of the NHA Research Library, and more.More Read more from Vine & Hearts

Winter TalesWinter 2003

Featuring articles on William Comstock, the Old Gaol restoration, and more.More Read more from Winter Tales

Cover of Historic Nantucket feturing a white house in the background and harvested pumpkins in the forground.

Nantucket HarvestFall 2002

Featuring articles on the life of Phebe Hanaford and Nantucket’s Agricultural Fairs.More Read more from Nantucket Harvest

Black and white image of interior walls filled with china.

CollectionsSummer 2002

Featuring articles on collecting, antiques, David Wood, and more. More Read more from Collections

2001 Annual Report2002

Featuring articles about highlights of 2001 for the NHA, the NHA annual report, and more.More Read more from 2001 Annual Report

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Other IslandersSpring 2002

Featuring articles on Nantucket Black–White relations, Portuguese Islanders, Dorcas Honorable and diversity. More Read more from Other Islanders

Cover of Historic Nantucket feturing a globe on a stand.

Around the GlobeWinter 2002

Featuring articles on Austin Strong, the South Seas Room exhibition, twenty-first-century whaling, and stories of global adventures. More Read more from Around the Globe

Brave BuildingsSummer 2001

Featuring articles about significant Nantucket architecture, salvaged materials, and more.More Read more from Brave Buildings

2000 Annual ReportSpring 2001

Featuring the 2000 Annual Report, an article on the NHA Research Library, and more.More Read more from 2000 Annual Report

SpiritualityWinter 2001

Featuring articles about religion on Nantucket, spirituality, and more.More Read more from Spirituality

Love, Marriage, & FamilyFall 2000

Featuring articles about women's lives in nineteenth-century Nantucket, courtship, and more.More Read more from Love, Marriage, & Family

Making Nantucket ConnectionsSummer 2000

Featuring articles about the Nantucket Railroad, New England linguistics, and more.More Read more from Making Nantucket Connections

1999 Annual ReportSpring 2000

Featuring articles on 1999 Achievements, Giving, and Finances.More Read more from 1999 Annual Report

Winter 2000 Historic Nantucket

Winter Edition Historic NantucketWinter 2000

This special edition of Historic Nantucket features a catalog of the NHA’s loan exhibition for The Winter Antiques Show in...More Read more from Winter Edition Historic Nantucket

Gold!Summer 1999

Featuring articles on the California gold rush, the Nantucket migration westward, and more.More Read more from Gold!

Historic InteriorsWinter 1999

Featuring articles on the historic homes of Nantucket, Hadwen House, and more.More Read more from Historic Interiors

1998 Annual ReportSpring 1999

Featuring articles on 1998 Achievements, Giving, and Finances.More Read more from 1998 Annual Report

Fall Edition Historic NantucketFall 1998

Featuring articles on Nantucket weddings, golf courses, and more.More Read more from Fall Edition Historic Nantucket

WhalingSummer 1998

Featuring articles on sperm whales, the tools of whaling, and more.More Read more from Whaling

1997 Annual ReportSpring 1998

Featuring articles on 1997 Achievements, Giving, and Finances.More Read more from 1997 Annual Report

Family RootsWinter 1998

Featuring articles on Benjamin Folger Franklin, Eliza Starbuck Barney, and more.More Read more from Family Roots

Island VoicesFall 1997

Featuring articles on Nantucket's indigenous people and book reviews.More Read more from Island Voices

Summer Edition 1997Summer 1997

Featuring articles about the Nantucket-Newport Axis, a woman's journal from the ship Nauticon, and more.More Read more from Summer Edition 1997

1996 Annual ReportSpring 1997

Featuring articles about Nantucket needlework, NHA yearly reports, and more.More Read more from 1996 Annual Report

A Winter’s TaleWinter 1997

Featuring articles about Nantucket oral histories, sleighing, and more.More Read more from A Winter’s Tale

Nantucket’s Native AmericansWinter 1996

Featuring articles on the Native American Symposium, repatriation, and more.More Read more from Nantucket’s Native Americans

Historic PreservationFall 1996

Featuring articles about the Nantucket Preservation Institute, Dreamland Theatre, and more.More Read more from Historic Preservation

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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