Tag: Nantucket Historical Association

Celebrating History
Nantucket History & People

Celebrating History

On Saturday, October 22 from 11 am to 4 pm, the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will host a fun-filled family program celebrating the 125th anniversary since the organization purchased the Old Mill in 1897. The event will be held at the Old Mill at 50 Prospect Street and is free […]

Sword Given to NHA
Nantucket History & People

Sword Given to NHA

The Nantucket Historical Association is pleased to announce it will receive the commissioning sword of islander and U.S. Navy Commander John Franklin Walling, who was lost at sea in 1945 while commanding the submarine USS Snook during World War II. The NHA is collecting the sword in honor of Walling’s […]

Baskets & Bubbly
Nantucket Events

Baskets & Bubbly In-Person and Online

Tickets are still available for the Nantucket Historical Association’s (NHA) Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum (NLBM) annual summer fundraiser: Baskets & Bubbly. In addition to the Garden Party there will be an online auction for nine days. Karen Butler and Jackie Kupper again chair this year’s fundraiser for their second year.  […]

Time Traveler’s experience.
Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

Be a Time Traveler

Families have a new way to explore Nantucket history with the Nantucket Historical Association’s new Time Traveler’s experience. The beautifully designed threepiece set includes a printed passport, coloring book, and journal and is intended to guide families to an adventure at of the NHA’s Historic Sites, which will be open […]

Hadwen House Nantucket
Nantucket Events

NHA’s Hadwen House Reopened for 2022

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will welcome visitors back to their stunning property on upper Main Street: the Hadwen House. This historic property features several exhibitions, including one focused on Nantucket lightship baskets for the second year since the NHA’s formal affiliation with the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. On the […]