Founded in 1902, the Maria Mitchell Association is a non-profit organization that preserves the legacy of Nantucket native Maria Mitchell, who was an astronomer, naturalist, librarian, and educator. In an enduring tribute to her legacy, the association owns and operates numerous properties on the Island of Nantucket that are sure to appeal to the . . . → Read More: Maria Mitchell Association
The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum was founded in 1968 and preserves the memory of Islanders who risked their lives to rescue people from the numerous shipwrecks that have taken place around the Island of Nantucket. The museum is owned by the Egan Maritime Institute.
The museum has both permanent and changing exhibitions. Their . . . → Read More: Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Nantucket Historical Association Whaling Museum Weather Vane
The mission of the Nantucket Historical Association is to preserve and interpret the history of the Island of Nantucket. Perhaps the most visible manifestation of that are the historical properties that the Society owns and operates.
Perhaps the most famous of the Nantucket Historical . . . → Read More: Nantucket Historical Association – Whaling Museum & More