In the Northeast, it is considered the great storm of the twentieth century, a hurricane that came crashing up the Eastern Seaboard without warning on September 21, 1938.

Tom Dunlop

A Civil War monument in Oak Bluffs honors both Confederate and Union soldiers.

Tom Dunlop

Duncan Caldwell defies quick categorization, but let’s try this: prehistorian.

Jim Miller

The American painter and muralist Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) first visited Martha’s Vineyard around 1920, and made it his summer home for over a half century.

Simone McCarthy

A communal summer home with a lively past and present gains historical recognition.

Brooks Robards

Charlotte Perkins was in her early twenties when she came to the Vineyard for two weeks. Initially she stayed in Cottage City (Oak Bluffs).

Wendy Palmer

Vintage hand-carved ducks appeal to hunters and folk art collectors alike.

Nicole Grace Mercier

Known by a lyrical name – the Place on the Wayside – this tablet, set in granite in 1901 and rededicated in 2008 by the Daughters of the American Revolution, marks the earliest event recalled by a monument on the Island.

Tom Dunlop

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