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history of Nantucket Island

Marie M. Coffin

history of Nantucket Island

a bibliography of source material with index and inventory. Compiler: Marie M. Coffin.

by Marie M. Coffin

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Published by [Nantucket Historical Trust] in Nantucket Island, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Nantucket, Mass. -- Bibliography

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1296 N3 C63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19416560M

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history of Nantucket Island book As of the census, the population Part of the town is designated the Nantucket CDP, or Country: United States.

Frank Morral was a professor history of Nantucket Island book English at Carleton College for forty-two years. He and his wife now live on Nantucket.

His interest in the island's history was sparked with the discovery that his wife's great-grandfather, George Allen Backus, had fought in Company I, Massachusetts 20th Infantry from Antietam to Cold Harbor and neither his wife nor her siblings, all born on the 5/5(2).

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novels focus on the island of Nantucket in Massachusetts which was transported back in time to BC due to something called "The Event". Shortly thereafter a conflict develops between the history of Nantucket Island book Republic of Nantucket Author: S.M. Stirling. Nantucket is also a fascinating environmental microcosm, and finally we have a book-and a most well-written and thoroughly researched book it is-that does justice to the natural history of the island.

If history of Nantucket Island book love Nantucket, Peter Brace's Nantucket: A Natural History had better be /5(8). Nantucket—“faraway land” in the language of the island’s native inhabitants, the Wampanoag—was a deposit of sand eroding into an inexorable ocean, and all.

Book digitized by Google from history of Nantucket Island book library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : History of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts Nantucket Island is located off the southeast coast of Massachusetts, southeast of Martha's Vineyard.

Nantucket prospered with the whaling industry and, following its decline, made the transition to a tourist destination.

Nantucket Bookworks | 25 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA | () | [email protected] Mitchell's Book Corner | 54 Main Street, Nantucket, MA | | [email protected]@ The house, originally built by a Sea Captain for his family inoverlooks famous Nantucket Harbor views and seascapes as fine as can be seen from any historic inn on Island.

This majestic home stood at the time the British Navy decided to “make use” of Nantucket’s fleet of whaling ships in the fight for the colonies. This book is in our public library and cannot be removed, however, I printed out pages that were of interest to me.

This book is about the early settlement of Nantucket Island. There is a map showoing the s: 1. Nantucket Island (8 books) Siasconset (1 book) Tuckernuck Island (1 book) Chappaquiddick Island (1 book) Edgartown (3 books) Hyannis Port (4 books) Oak Bluffs (4 books) Hyannis (11 books) Dukes (85 books).

- Nantucket The town and county of Nantucket, MA is made up of three islands located about thirty miles south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Nantucket Island (the largest of the three), Tuckernuck (no public access) and Muskeget (inhabited only by seals). Together they are home to fewer t year round residents, though during the summer months that number.

This is an alternate history in which the island of Nantucket is unexpectedly and inexplicably thrown back in time from to B.C. Nantucket is a real island, part of Massachusetts in the U.S. history of Nantucket Island book The story focuses on how they survive, considering Nantucket had relied mostly on outside food sources.4/5.

Find a huge variety of new & used Nantucket Island books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Nantucket Island books at Alibris. The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

Nantucket in a Nutshell. By Elizabeth Oldham. From the bluff at Sankaty Head in Siasconset, looking eastward straight across the Atlantic Ocean to Spain, it is not difficult to imagine a late summer’s day in the year and in the mind’s eyesight the bark Concord, under the command of Bartholomew Gosnold, tacking alongshore.

The vessel had embarked from Falmouth. The History of Nantucket: Being a Compendious Account of the First Settlement of the Island by the English, Together with the Rise and Progress of the Whale Fishery, and Other Historical Facts Relative to Said Island and Its Inhabitants.

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Mary Starbuck and her husband Nathaniel led the Quaker movement on Nantucket. The Nantucket Meeting was formed inwith Mary serving as an elder and her son Nathaniel Jr.

as clerk. The Wauwinet House first welcomed guests in The inn was named after the chief of the Indian tribe that inhabited the eastern section of the island. On JThe Inquirer & Mirror, reported that "The Wauwinet House was the scene of a pleasant time.

A glorious sail up harbor."Location: Wauwinet Road, Nantucket,MA. Unusual and old-time recipes, from the island of Nantucket. Scallops A LA King; Eel Trifle; Codfish Tongue Melzer; Convent Pie; Fluffy Bannock; Flannel Cakes; Mr. Lunchbox; Cheeseless Cheese Cake; Nantucket Cranberry Dumplings; Sea Moss Farina; Pineapple Mallobet.

We found this cookbook and one other in our attic, among things from his mom's Cuisine: American. Genre/Form: Genealogy History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Starbuck, Alexander, History of Nantucket.

Boston, C.E. Goodspeed & Co., A great fire in Nantucket Town inand the lure of the California gold rush innearly destroyed the island's economy. Its population dropped from aro to less than The last whaling ship set out from Nantucket inand.

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Includes conversation, displays, food, music – Aidan Sherry & Jason Sullivan guitar duo and the Nantucket Music Center’s Open Voices Youth Chorus. Although just 30 miles off the southern coast of Cape Cod, the beautiful island of Nantucket feels worlds away.

Cherished for its picturesque beaches, ferry boats, lighthouses, and historic homes, Nantucket, Massachusetts has been Location: 50 Easton Street, Nantucket,MA. Thomas was the first recorder appointed on the island, and a portion of the first Book of Records in the office at Nantucket was mostly written by him.

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Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "Nantucket. The History of Nantucket - Being a compendious account of the first settlement of the island by the English, together with the rise and progress of the whale fishery; and other historical facts relative to said island and its inhibitants.

In two parts. is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of Price Range: $21 - $ "Island in the Sea of Time", part of the Island in the Sea of Time series by S.M.

Stirling is a time-traveling story where the island of Nantucket and the U.S. Coast Guard training ship "Eagle" are thrown back in time to BC. This alternative history series will leave you completely immersed in the world the author has created.

The History of Nantucket [Massachusetts]: County, Island and Town - Alexander Starbuck. Begins with the geological composition of the island, its visitation by the Norsemen, and its first settlers. Continues with the revolt of the half shares men; annexation to Massachusetts; Indians; the Civil War; whaling tragedies a.

In his history of Nantucket Island, Obed Macy wrote that in the early pre colony, a whale of the kind called "scragg" entered the harbor and was pursued and killed by the settlers.[11] This event started the Nantucket whaling industry. The history of Nantucket Island has too often been reduced to a collection of uaint legends and warmed-over whaling tales.

In contrast, Nathaniel Philbrick's Away off Shore focuses on the real people (great and obscure, famous and infmaous) behind one of America's most extraordinary success stories: Nantucket, the tiny island that became the whaling capital of the Cited by: 4.

A book about a tiny island with a huge history, from the New York Times bestselling author of Valiant Ambition and In the Hurricane's Eye. “For everyone who loves Nantucket Island this is the indispensable book.” —Russell BakerBrand: Penguin Publishing Group.

A year history chronicling whaling captains, mariners lost at sea, merchants, writers, artists, educators, Civil War veterans, and more.

Years of research have gone into this beautiful coffee-table sized book with full-color illustrations documenting the storied residents of Prospect Hill Cemetery on Nantucket.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Guba, Emil Frederick, Nantucket odyssey. Waltham, Mass.: [s.n.], (OCoLC). Nantucket Island. pdf, likes talking about this. We'll keep you up-to-date with the island you love by posting Nantucket events, openings, Nantucket news, and more!

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