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Nantucket by Design | Nantucket, MA

NHA Event Brings Renowned Designers to the Island

Limited tickets are still available at press time for the Nantucket Historical Association’s Nantucket by Design events that continue through this Saturday, August 4. This exciting event of design-related programming is the NHA’s major summer fundraiser and celebrates creative and inspirational design across many fields and disciplines with a design …

Nantucket Historical Association | Nantucket, MA

NHA Lecture Series Begins

On Tuesday, May 15 at 6 pm, Nantucket native, author, and historian Matthew Stackpole will give an illustrated talk on the Charles W. Morgan, the last of an American whaling fleet that once numbered more than 2,700 vessels. Built and launched in 1841, the Morgan is now America’s oldest commercial …

Jennifer Maxwell | Nantucket Historical Association

Down to the Sea in Ships

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce the return of the silent film Down to the Sea in Ships (1922), with live piano accompaniment by Grammy Award-nominated pianist Jennifer Maxwell at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street, on Wednesday, July 19 at 7 pm. This one-night only performance …

Nantucket Historical Association | Artifact from the Bounty

Artifact from Wreck of the Bounty

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a generous gift from Glynn Christian, a direct descendent and biographer of Fletcher Christian, the leader of the 1789 mutiny on the British Royal Navy vessel Bounty. The artifact is a piece of copper hull …

Nantucket by Design | Nantucket Historical Association

Nantucket by Design

Nantucket Island is defined by its rare beauty and unique history. That beauty is alive in the gorgeous groomed hedges of ‘Sconset to the untamed splendor of the seemingly endless conservation land. Much of this beauty is achieved by design, so in celebration, the Nantucket Historical Association is hosting a …