Exactly how bad was Major General Charles Grey?

George C. Daughan

Nab's Corner; Nola; Lillian Nordica.

Ferry Boat Island; Fisher, Fred S. (Sr.); and Fresnel Lens.

Catalpa; Cape Higgon; Concerned Citizens of Martha’s Vineyard.

Davis’ Vegetable Pain Killer; Devil’s Den; and Dunlop, G. Thomas IV.

The Barnacle Club, the Blue Rock of Chappaquiddick, and William Beetle.

The Tisbury Manor, Tom the turkey, and Herbert Tucker.

Pagoda Tree, Pétanque, Daniel Pierce, Place on the Wayside, John Poketapace, Samuel Freeman Pratt, and Priscilla Pearls.

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Encyclopedia Vineyardia: Q

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

The Look, Circa 1900

Watermelon picnics on the beach are a favorite pastime. But in which past time did this picnic, labeled on the back as being on Chilmark’s south shore, occur?

Riding With the Dude

The “Dude Train,” the “Flying Dude,” the “Dude Flyer.” It’s one of the most famous passenger trains ever to run in New England, but you couldn’t walk up and buy a ticket to board it. Nor did any of its various nicknames ever appear in an official timetable or on a station wall. Yet for thirty-three summers, from 1884 to 1916, it plied the tracks from Boston to Woods Hole, a distance of seventy-two miles, whisking wealthy Bostonians at unprecedented speeds and with unsurpassed luxury from their city offices to their summer retreats on Cape Cod and the Islands.

Encyclopedia Vineyardia: A

Abel's Hill, Adams Sisters, Allen Rock, and Argo Merchant.

The Immigrants

Samuel Cronig and the birth of the Vineyard's Jewish community.

The Look, 1984

The shorts are shorter and tighter than they would be by the turn of the millennium. The sunglasses are rounder than they would be once the Oakley wraparound sunglass craze came and went. And the duffles look like something you might take to a Richard Simmons workout session.

The Look, 1959

Do kids still dress to the nines for a field trip to the circus? Probably not, but this wasn’t just any regular trip.

Island Crucible

When a shopkeeper was brutally murdered two days before Christmas in 1863, the good people of Holmes Hole turned on one of their own.

The Museum Makes its Big Move

The long and winding road to the Marine Hospital.

The Look, 1945

The year was approximately 1945 when Leona Coleman Flu went out fishing on her uncle Warren Riche Coleman’s catboat, also coincidentally named Leona.

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