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“How far that little candle throws his beams. So shines a good deed in a naughty world.” Shakespeare: “The Merchant of Venice
Little Known Treasures: The Scalloping Adventure on Nantucket

FALL 2006

“Oh, give me land – lots of land – under starry skies above – and a place to call my own, please don’t fence me in…just turn me loose. ” Cole Porter.  If life is a bowl of cranberries… Fall on Nantucket is a time to “”Toast the Cranberry”” so named because of its pink blossoms that resemble the head of a crane. Read More
Little Known Treasures: The Love of the Land


“The sky is not the limit.  On Nantucket you are free to explore and discover…’Everywhere water is a thing of beauty, gleaming in the dew-drop; singing in the summer rain; shining in the ice-gems till the leaves all seem to turn to living jewels; spreading a golden veil over the setting sun; or a white gauze around the midnight moon…,’ A Glass of Water, John Gough.   Read More
Little Known Treasures:  Nantucket Water


” ‘Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life, Pablo Picasso’…Come away to this faraway Island! Discover this jewel of serenity for those yearning for a vacation or searching for inspiration. We celebrate those brave enough to allow creativity to penetrate their soul, stretch their imagination and awaken the passion…” Read More
Little Known Treasures: World’s First Woman Astronomer Has Her Roots on Nantucket Island


Spring on Nantucket!
” ‘Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today;
And give us not to think so far away
As the uncertain harvest; keep us here
All simply in the springing of the year, ‘ Robert Frost.” Read More
Little Known Treasures:  Discover Nantucket’s Spring Flower Gardens


Love on Nantucket! ” ‘there is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life — happiness, freedom, and peace of mind — are always attained by giving them to someone else, P.C. March.’ If we were to add to the list, the fourth thing, would be love. To all of us love means different things. Perhaps love for something, love for someone, love for some place…” Read more
Little Known Treasures: Explore Coffin Park