Jenny Benzie, master sommelier at local wine shop Épernay and full-time Nantucket resident of 3.5 years, said the best cocktails on the island are a toss-up between The Nautilus, which has Fernet on tap (yum), and The Proprietors, where "some cocktails are actually healthy." We’ll just take that at face value and order a few rounds…
which you can do here by the number, not the name, if you want to sound like a local.
in Madaket is often admired by many for its unique architecture.
The building built in 1970 represents one of Nantucket’s modern pieces of architecture.
Florence Higginbotham, her son Wilhelm and daughter-in-law, Angeleen Campra saved both the African Meeting House and the house at 27 York Street, two precious historic structures, and provided the opportunity for the Museum of African American History to share this unique and powerful story with the world.
With support from the Community Preservation Act and the Tupancy-Harris Foundation of 1986, the Museum acquired the Florence Higginbotham House.
Recently developed and corroborated evidence reveals the house was built sometime after the property was purchased by Seneca Boston, an African American, on September 13, 1774.
Boston was a weaver and formerly enslaved man who purchased the land a decade before slavery was abolished in Massachusetts.
The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century.Absalom Boston, the well-known Nantucket whaling captain, was one of the six children of Seneca Boston and his wife, Thankful Micah, a Wampanoag Indian, who all lived in the house.Except for a period of less than one year, the property was owned by African-Americans for the next two centuries. Through dynamic sessions, group activities, field trips and mentoring opportunities with adult women, Club girls enjoy the opportunity to build skills for eating right, staying physically fit, getting good health care, and developing positive relationships.Passport to Manhood consists of 14 sessions, each concentrating on a specific aspect of character and manhood through highly interactive activities.