The Tisbury Manor, Tom the turkey, and Herbert Tucker.

Pagoda Tree, Pétanque, Daniel Pierce, Place on the Wayside, John Poketapace, Samuel Freeman Pratt, and Priscilla Pearls.

Sampson’s Hill, Sankaty, Sea Serpent, Sebastian, the Singing Cop, and Squeteague.

Kelley House, Craig Johnstone Kingsbury, and King’s Land of Tisbury.

Moon-cusser, Moon-Cusser Coffee House, and Money Hill.

Wasque, Wild Men of Borneo, and Captain Thomas Worth.

From Aquinnah to Chappaquiddick, the Vineyard’s five lighthouses are an integral part of the Island’s coastal character. Each of these beacons has its own story of origin and survival, and we uncover the tale of a sixth Vineyard lighthouse that is no more.

Twenty-five observations and recollections from the pages of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine.

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