On its sesquicentennial, Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard, one of the oldest businesses on the Island, stands at the heart of a working Vineyard Haven harbor.

Tom Dunlop

Two little women from Chilmark tour the country with General Tom Thumb.

Tom Dunlop

Art Railton has been researching Vineyard history for almost thirty years, writing and editing stories for The Intelligencer, the quarterly journal of the Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society. Now he’s written a book, the first comprehensive history of the Island to be published in 95 years. Not bad for a guy who doesn’t really believe in the idea of history at all.

Tom Dunlop

Two views of Trinity Park, shot eighty-seven years apart.

Tom Dunlop

The writer uncovers the 193-year history of his family’s Edgartown home.

Tom Dunlop

Thirty-five years ago, a leap to freedom ended in disaster one mile west of Menemsha.

Tom Dunlop

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No island is just an island, it turns out. At least, not if you go back several thousand eons. How a mile-high glacier and rolling stones created the layer-cake Cliffs and unsettling geology of Martha’s Vineyard.

Christine Schultz

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