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Nantucket History & People

Egan Maritime | Nantucket, MA

Continuing a Seafaring Legacy

During the peak of Nantucket’s whaling days it was a normal occurrence for island youth to head out to sea aboard a ship. Indeed, some might even say for the young men of Nantucket, it was expected. Slowly as the industry dwindled and whale oil was no longer in high …

Kim Corkran with Judi & Greg Hill on Nantucket

Embrace What Comes Your Way

by Suzanne Daub Many come to Nantucket in their youth and get sand in their shoes, staying for years when they first envisioned only a summer. Not many of those end up like Kim Corkran: as much a part of Nantucket as Nantucket is part of them. Born and raised …

Mitchell’s Book Corner | Nantucket, MA

Celebrating 50 Years

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Mitchell’s Book Corner, and they are celebrating throughout the season. On Thursday, June 28, they’ll kick-off the fun with a day of local author signings, giveaways, refreshments, and Mitchell’s memories. Mitchell’s opened its doors at 3pm on June 28, 1968, and according to …