Keith Gorman has been at it sixteen months now, excavating and cataloguing a library-wide collection of artifacts at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum in Edgartown.

Tom Dunlop

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

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

Art Railton has been researching Vineyard history for almost thirty years, writing and editing stories for The Intelligencer, the quarterly journal of the Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society. Now he’s written a book, the first comprehensive history of the Island to be published in 95 years. Not bad for a guy who doesn’t really believe in the idea of history at all.

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

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