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.

April 1954Vol. 1 No. 4

Featuring articles about the Winter Gam, Keziah Coffin Fanning's diary, and more.More Read more from April 1954

January 1954Vol. 1 No. 3

Featuring articles about Keziah Coffin Fanning's diary, the House of Correction, and more.More Read more from January 1954

October 1953Vol. 1 No. 2

Featuring articles about the Walter Folger Clock, Keziah Coffin Fanning's diary, and more.More Read more from October 1953

July 1953Vol. 1 No. 1

Featuring articles about the Folger Clock restoration, the Old Mill catastrophe, and more.More Read more from July 1953

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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