Online Resources

Search the Collections

Search the NHA collections databases for digitized images, art, artifacts, manuscripts, books, audiovisual media, and oral histories.More Read more from Search the Collections

Nantucket Symposium

Nantucket History

Over the centuries, Nantucket history has been recorded by historians, biographers, filmmakers, story tellers, and simply by the people who...More Read more from Nantucket History

Eliza Starbuck Barney

The Barney Genealogical Record

The Barney Record contains the most reliable genealogy for more than 40,000 Nantucketers of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries.More Read more from The Barney Genealogical Record

Nancy S. Folger, Grave Marker, 1859, photographer Georgen Charnes

Nantucket Cemeteries

The NHA cemeteries project has documented location, epitaphs, images, and condition information about many of the markers on Nantucket. More Read more from Nantucket Cemeteries

The Partida Family, 2014.

Oral Histories

The NHA is custodian for several hundred recordings of local oral histories, both in audio and video formats, and has initiated projects to continue collecting Nantucket's stories.More Read more from Oral Histories

Oldest House 1860

Histories of Historic Sites

These pages tell Nantucket's story in a way that portrays the iconic properties of the NHA as key characters in our island's history. More Read more from Histories of Historic Sites

Sanborn Map of Nantucket Index, July 1898. Sheet1

Sanborn Maps

Map dates: 1887 | 1892 | 1898 | 1904 | 1909 | 1923 | 1949 The Sanborn Map® Collection consists...More Read more from Sanborn Maps

My Nantucket Neighborhood

My Nantucket Neighborhood

In 2018, the NHA begins a new ongoing project to collect the stories of the diverse Nantucket neighborhood communities, beginning with the village of ’Sconset.More Read more from My Nantucket Neighborhood

The mission of the Nantucket Historical Association is to tell the inspiring stories of Nantucket through its collections, programs, and properties.

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