On June 18, 1722, a small group of men from Martha’s Vineyard were out on what should have been a short whaling voyage when they saw a terrible sight approaching their sloop.

Gregory Flemming

With a historic Chilmark house slated for a full restoration this fall, we went looking for what remains of 350 years of home design.

Remy Tumin

In the Northeast, it is considered the great storm of the twentieth century, a hurricane that came crashing up the Eastern Seaboard without warning on September 21, 1938.

Tom Dunlop

A Civil War monument in Oak Bluffs honors both Confederate and Union soldiers.

Tom Dunlop

A communal summer home with a lively past and present gains historical recognition.

Brooks Robards

Charlotte Perkins was in her early twenties when she came to the Vineyard for two weeks. Initially she stayed in Cottage City (Oak Bluffs).

Wendy Palmer

Known by a lyrical name – the Place on the Wayside – this tablet, set in granite in 1901 and rededicated in 2008 by the Daughters of the American Revolution, marks the earliest event recalled by a monument on the Island.

Tom Dunlop

A creative scientist perfected his formula in Edgartown.

Lorraine St. Pierre

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