Life on remote, windswept Nantucket has always fostered extraordinary women. Intelligent, educated, passionate, and brave, they took on difficult issues involving anti-slavery, women’s rights, suffrage, and times of war. Despite obstacles, they each assumed roles and attitudes that were not common for women of their time. Now holographic technology has […]
Tag: Nantucket Historical Association
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through programs, collections, and properties, to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it. In the spirit of this mission, during the past five months, the NHA has been in discussion with the Nantucket Lightship Basket […]
Go to gaol on Nantucket (or send someone else), stay overnight in the historic Thomas Macy House, be Nantucket’s miller for a day at the Old Mill, give your favorite youngster a whale of a birthday party. These fun experiences and a dozen others are up for auction in the […]
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will reopen the Whaling Museum on Friday, February 12, with free admission for our year-round island community. Robust sanitizing measures to make the indoor experience safe will continue. Visitors can help by reserving a timed slot online. The Festival of Trees remains on display through […]
NHA University Continues & New Historic Properties Webinar Series to Launch in January 2021.
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) has made the difficult decision to close their Whaling Museum until further notice due to this week’s surge in COVID-19 cases on Nantucket. On Saturday, the NHA made this announcement:Out of an abundance of caution, the Whaling Museum closes Saturday 12/5 and until further notice, […]
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will be hosting two of their most popular holiday events this November and December, they announced this week. Due to special guidance due to the pandemic, the festivals will be different from those previously held. The NHA has reimagined its plans slightly to adhere to […]