September 22, 1900

Eunice B. Paddock, the last Nantucket Quaker, died.More Read more from September 22, 1900

September 21, 1846

The Episcopal Church dissolved to shed the burden of heavy debt left by the Great Fire.More Read more from September 21, 1846

September 19, 1807

The Nantucket whale ship Union left port bound for the coast of Brazil.More Read more from September 19, 1807

September 18, 1884

Photographer H. Marshall Gardiner was born in CanadaMore Read more from September 18, 1884

September 17, 1952

Austin Strong, founder of Nantucket’s famed “Rainbow Fleet,” died.More Read more from September 17, 1952

September 15, 1961

Hurricane Esther formed into a category-three hurricane north-northwest from the Cape Verde Islands.More Read more from September 15, 1961

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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