David Lowenthal, a former Chilmark seasonal visitor, has been awarded the 2016 British Academy Medal.
The history of salvage operations around the Vineyard goes back to well-nigh the beginning of the Island’s history.
The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s newest exhibit, Sandy Fisher’s Edgartown, opens Friday, Oct. 21.
The Chilmark historical commission approved demolition of a house thought to have been a British headquarters during the Revolutionary War, despite...
Surprising, even perplexing historical facts are to be found in the census for Martha’s Vineyard for 1850
One of the oldest homes on Martha’s Vineyard was sold this summer and is undergoing an extensive renovation. The former Achelis house on Cooke street...
Early Vineyard orchard trees were raised from seedlings or the seeds themselves, brought from England.
Last week Edgartown dockbuilder Steve Ewing unearthed two anchors — 4,000 and 1,000 pound specimens — that helped moor Colonel Arthur Metcalf's old...
The Smithsonian Institution's new National Museum of African American Culture and History documents the story of the African American community in...
In honor of the opening of the Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, the Vineyard Gazette is adding a new collection on the...
Next week Alaskans and New Englanders will gather for a conference about whaling in the Arctic, with events in New Bedford, Nantucket, and on the...
For the first time in the history of the commonwealth, women sat on the jury of state court.

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