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!


Digitization of Historic Nantucket was made possible by a generous gift from Connie and Tom Cigarran.

January 1979Winter 1979

Featuring articles about the Macy Fish Lot Share, Walter Folger, Mehitable the wharf cat, and more.More Read more from January 1979

October 1978Fall 1978

Featuring articles about Obed Macy, the brigantine "Yankee", and more.More Read more from October 1978

July 1978Summer 1978

Featuring articles about annual sheep shearing festivals, Oliver S. Chase, and more. More Read more from July 1978

April 1978Spring 1978

Featuring articles about 18 Orange Street, the Hicksite Separation, and more. More Read more from April 1978

January 1978Winter 1978

Featuring articles about Augusta Bunker, the Hicksite Separation, the steamer "Nantucket", and more. More Read more from January 1978

Fall 1977Fall 1977

Featuring articles about Miriam Coffin, the "USS Nantucket", and more. More Read more from Fall 1977

Summer 1977

Featuring articles about Absalom Boston, the United Methodist Church, and more.More Read more from Summer 1977

April 1977Spring 1977

Featuring articles about the Folgers, the 1844 Asylum fire, the Lightship "Nantucket", and more.More Read more from April 1977

January 1977Winter 1977

Featuring articles about Nantucket's first silversmith, the Nantucket Railroad Collection, Grace Brown Gardner, and more. More Read more from January 1977

October 1976Fall 1976

Featuring articles about the Dunkirk Quaker community, the Nantucket Historical Association's Annual Meeting, and more.More Read more from October 1976

July 1976Summer 1976

Featuring articles about Marie M. Coffin, Grover Cleveland, Sachem Nickanoose, and more.More Read more from July 1976

April 1976Spring 1976

Featuring articles about the Bi-Centennial exhibit, the Macy family, Sachem Nickanoose, and more.More Read more from April 1976

January 1976Winter 1976

Featuring articles about the lightship "Nantucket", the Nantucket Humanities Program, the Boston Tea Party, and more.More Read more from January 1976

October 1975Fall 1975

Featuring articles about the Portuguese bell, Life Saving Stations, William P. Joy, and more.More Read more from October 1975

July 1975Summer 1975

Featuring articles about the Civil War monument, Governor Edward Everett, Grace Brown Gardner, and more.More Read more from July 1975

April 1975Summer 1975

Featuring articles about the American Revolution, abolition, the Macys, and more.More Read more from April 1975

January 1975Winter 1975

Featuring articles about the Macys, Abolition, the Bicentennial, and more.More Read more from January 1975

October 1974Fall 1974

Featuring articles about Herman Melville, John Stobart, and more.More Read more from October 1974

July 1974Summer 1974

Featuring articles about the Quaise salt marsh, the Cleveland family genealogy, and more.More Read more from July 1974

April 1974Spring 1974

Featuring articles about the Old Jail, archeology, Grace Brown Gardner, and more.More Read more from April 1974

January 1974Winter 1974

Featuring articles about the Boston Tea Party, Allen Coffin, the Oldest House, and more. More Read more from January 1974

October 1973Fall 1973

Featuring articles about the Boston Tea Party, the "Liverpool Packet" rescue, Captain Alexander Macy, and more. More Read more from October 1973

July 1973Summer 1973

Featuring articles about the War of 1812, the Nantucket Bank Robbery, and more.More Read more from July 1973

April 1973Spring 1973

Featuring articles about Sankaty Heights, John James Audubon, and more.More Read more from April 1973

January 1973Winter 1973

Featuring articles about historic preservation, education, Cisco, and more.More Read more from January 1973

October 1972Vol. 19 No. 2

Featuring articles about whalemen, the Swain family, Nantucket–Vineyard relations, and more.More Read more from October 1972

July 1972Summer 1972

Featuring articles about the Annual Report, Nantucket Institute courses, Nantucket Live Saving Museum, and more.More Read more from July 1972

April 1972Spring 1972

Featuring articles about the First Nantucket Yacht Club, headstone carvings, the "Susan", and more. More Read more from April 1972

January 1972Winter 1972

Featuring articles about the Old South Tower, J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, the Latham Folger and Matilda Worth Folger family bible, and more.More Read more from January 1972

October 1971Vol. 19 No. 2

Featuring articles about Friends meetings, whaleships, and more.More Read more from October 1971

July 1971Vol. 19 No. 1

Featuring articles about J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, the South Seas, and more.More Read more from July 1971

April 1971Vol. 18 No. 4

Featuring articles about J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, the American Revolution, and more.More Read more from April 1971

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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