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Hidden Treasure:Nantucket Atheneum and Century House

Question: What do the Century House B& B Luxury Inn and the Nantucket Atheneum have in common? Answer: they are both in the same age bracket — the Nantucket Atheneum having opened its big double doors 172 years ago and the Century House entering its 175th year (Season 2008 )of serving the Island Traveler. “We […]

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7/7/7 – A Nantucket Wedding

7/7/7 on Nantucket will be a time to remember for John, Klare, and their guests staying at the Century House. John and Klare met on match.com and fell in love. He lived in New York and she was new to Michigan when they first met. Their first date was at the Henry Ford Museum and […]

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Visit the Night Sky… Nantucket Constellations!

We are highlighting the work of the Artist-of-artists with the help of Maria Mitchell Association’s (MMA) Loines Observatory (pictured here) where Islanders and visitors alike become stargazers and learn which constellations are visible in Nantucket’s night sky! Loines Observatory and Vestal Street Observatory is located close to Century House. Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) was born on […]

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Savoring Nantucket Scallops!

Scallop: – a shell of any of various marine bivalve mollusks of the family Pectinidae, with circular or fan- shaped shell valves. It is this edible flesh of these mollusks that has become the quest for many guests who ask Century House innkeeper Gerry, “Where can I get Nantucket scallops for dinner?” So famous is […]

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Discover the Beauty of Nantucket’s Coffin Park

Someone once said that “those who wonder are never lost.” In the truest sense, the wanderers are explorers without a map. They are the ones who live by no one’s rules or blueprints; but love the unknown. They live to explore and discover. On Nantucket they might get lost and stumble across any one of […]

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Nantucket Cranberries Galore!

Fall on Nantucket is a time to “Toast the Cranberry,” so named because of its pink blossoms that resemble the head of a crane. The berry was first cultivated in the United States in 1816 on Cape Cod where it flourished when cultivated under growing conditions similar to those found in the wild-including an acid, […]

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Nantucket Appeals to the Senses!

Nantucket has always been a luxurious destination, where there is something for everyone. Ever wondered about what the Faraway Island is all about? Here are some 2007 season events that are taking place: April 27-29, Daffodil Festival. Rejoicing that spring has arrived, the main highlight of this event is the Antique Car ParadeMay 16-20, Nantucket […]

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Truckie – the Love of a Lifetime

Meet Gerry’s mistress: Truckie, a perfectly engineered love, beyond belief, who serves dutifully. You may have seen her around the Century House: ostentatious, unpretentious, quiet spirited and a bit shy…a perfect Stepford wife-like one may say. Her portraits are displayed all over the Century House, Gerry’s private homes, and everywhere else one can think of […]

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Scalloping Adventury on Nantucket

Scallop: – a shell of any of various marine bivalve mollusks of the family Pectinidae, with circual or fan- shaped shell valves. Little Known Treasures: It is this edible flesh of these mollusks that has become the quest for many guests who ask Innkeeper Gerry, “Where can I get Nantucket scallops for dinner?” So famous […]

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