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Read Around Nantucket

As part of Cyrus Peirce Middle School's "Read Around Nantucket" program, sixth grade students participated in a morning of hands-on activities at three cultural and historical Nantucket locations.

From Coskata to Brant Point

Officially opened on November 24, 1883, the Coskata Life Saving Station house was transported on a barge in the mid 20th century and became part of Coast Guard Station Brant Point.

A Bloody Battle at Sea

In early October 1814, more than two years into the War of 1812, a monumental fight between the Americans and the British took place off the south shore of Nantucket.

A Commitment to Serving Others

At 2019's Lifesavers Recognition Day, Jennifer Hudson, Director of Instruction at Sankaty Head Golf Club, received a Maurice E. Gibbs Accommodation Award. This is her moving acceptance letter.

Squall at Folger's Marsh

Nantucket fine art photographer, Daniel Sutherland, gifts three of his striking photographs to Egan Maritime and the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum.

Puppet Party at the Museum

July 10th's Family Day at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum was a fantastical free program thanks to the enchanting addition of Nanpuppets and the generosity of the Battle of family.