08.01.17

Like today, the Vineyard was a place where people committed to freedom, justice, and equality could find not only relief but like-minded people.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

08.01.17

Two years after the Mills Brothers Three Ring Circus made its first appearance on the Vineyard, the company returned for an encore performance.

08.01.17

What's the history behind Eastville? Who was part of the Edgartown Mining Company? And who were Ray Ellis and Epenow?

07.01.17

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

07.01.17

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.

Karl Zimmermann

07.01.17

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?

05.01.17

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

Phyllis Meras

05.01.17

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

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