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Nantucket Preservation Month

Nantucket’s Golden Age

Nantucket Preservation Trust (NPT) is kicking off Nantucket’s Preservation Month with a new three-day symposium from June 6 to 8 called Nantucket’s Golden Age: Architecture – Interiors – Historic Landscapes. The symposium will take place at various island venues and feature nationally recognized architectural critic and educator, Paul Goldberger, as …

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Dear Absent Ones

Despite the superstition that it was bad luck for a woman to be on a ship at sea (except for naked women who were said to calm the waters, but that’s another tale to tell), it was not unheard of for Nantucket women to accompany their husbands on whaling voyages …