What was the Vineyard Roller Skate? How did the Vineyard Sound a cappella group form? And who were Hebron Vincent and Julien W. Vose?

Sure, other Islanders may have built bigger vessels. But no one built a bigger fleet than Van Ryper of Vineyard Haven.

A. Bowdoin Van Riper

Excerpted from an article by Francis Endicott that appeared in the 1881 edition of Scribner’s magazine.

Francis Endicott

With lobster tails for bait, is it any wonder the monster bass went nuts?

Kib Bramhall

What's the history behind Eastville? Who was part of the Edgartown Mining Company? And who were Ray Ellis and Epenow?

Or: How to Read the Gay Head Cliffs.

Peter Brannen

Like today, the Vineyard was a place where people committed to freedom, justice, and equality could find not only relief but like-minded people.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

What's the origin of Quansoo? Who was Abram Quary? How did the Queen Elizabeth 2 run aground? And where is Quick's Hole?

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