Some people say “Flowers on Chestnut is the most beautiful flower shop in the world” – stop into our shop and our garden oasis and see why! We offer flowers for celebrations, holidays, weddings, and Read more...
At Island Weaves everything is handwoven on non-mechanized floor looms. Our heirloom-quality fabrics are produced with pride & love. Our line includes multi-fiber scarves & shawls, washable baby blankets, cotton hand towels, rugs, and more. Read more...
On March 4 of 2020, Nantucket lost a beloved artifact when a motorist (reportedly suffering from glare) struck and broke the iconic fountain that stood on Main Street for more than a century.
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The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce the release of Disturber of Tradition: A Portrait of Anna Gardner, a biography written by island resident Barbara Ann White and published by the NHA. Anna Gardner (1816–1901) was a Nantucket edu cator, writer, abolitionist, and suffragist. A lifelong advocate of …
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Being 18-years-old in the summer of 1970 brought a tension that young men today do not have to face: the draft lottery. The United States was in the midst of the Vietnam War, and on July 1, 1970, numbers were drawn to determine who would be drafted into miliary service.
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A new exhibit in the Nantucket Whaling Museum tells the story of inspiring individuals who moved Nantucket—and the nation—towards a more just and equitable distribution of political power. It begins with a simple will written in 1710 that endowed a formerly enslaved man with property and continues to the enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920 that granted voting rights to women.
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