Threats to North Atlantic Right Whales

Recording of the North Atlantic Right Whales: On the Path to Extinction lecture held at the Whaling Museum on Thursday, August 30,...More Read more from Threats to North Atlantic Right Whales

When was the African Meeting House at Five Corners built?

Members of the New Guinea community began building the Meeting House in 1823, but the building was not yet finished...More Read more from When was the African Meeting House at Five Corners built?

Drying Wet Books

We do live on an island and things get wet. The roof leaks. The basement floods. Occasionally, the whole street...More Read more from Drying Wet Books

Preserving Your Family Papers

In attics and basements all over Nantucket, bits of history are waiting to be rescued. Letters your great grandfather wrote...More Read more from Preserving Your Family Papers

Taking Care of Your Family Photographs

Wills, birth certificates, pension records, and other family-history documents provide much valuable information, but it is photographs that immediately make...More Read more from Taking Care of Your Family Photographs

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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