In September 1976, a breathtakingly bold scheme to federalize land-use planning on Martha’s Vineyard died in Congress. For better and worse, the Island is still living with the legacy of what came to be known as the Kennedy bill.

Shelley Christiansen

The Vanderhoop homestead, site of the new Aquinnah Cultural Center, embraces more than one hundred years of Gay Head history.

Brooks Robards

A murder at Lake Tashmoo shocks the Vineyard and drives the recent assassination of Huey Long below the fold of major mainland dailies in the late summer of 1935.

Kristen Kingsbury Henshaw

On its sesquicentennial, Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard, one of the oldest businesses on the Island, stands at the heart of a working Vineyard Haven harbor.

Tom Dunlop

Two little women from Chilmark tour the country with General Tom Thumb.

Tom Dunlop

Two views of Trinity Park, shot eighty-seven years apart.

Tom Dunlop

The writer uncovers the 193-year history of his family’s Edgartown home.

Tom Dunlop

Thirty-five years ago, a leap to freedom ended in disaster one mile west of Menemsha.

Tom Dunlop

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