Shoulders Upon Which We Stand: The Cape Verde–Nantucket Connection

This community-curated exhibition highlights the rich cultural heritage of Cape Verde and their contributions to this island. The community advisory group for this exhibition will present a detailed photo display and look forward to expanding the exhibition further in 2022.

Explore our digitial exhibit, JAG! Cape Verdean Heritage on Nantucket

Lead image: Augusto “Augie” Ramos astride his daughter’s horse, circa 1960s. SC92. 



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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