Shoulders Upon Which We Stand, The Cape Verdean Nantucket Connection

This community-curated exhibition is in partnership with the Cape Verdean Diaspora. Highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Cape Verde and their contributions to this Island from as early as 1750s. The community Advisory Group for this exhibition will be present via heirlooms and artifacts they loan to be on display.

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


Lead image: Augusto “Augie” Ramos astride his horse, Golden Boy, 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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