Now that you have a dream home on Nantucket, you can make it all your own with unique items from these antique shops and home décor specialists.  Handwoven throws drape beautifully across your couch for cool island evenings. You simply must have at least one Nantucket Lightship basket. And marine antiques bring a touch of history to your home and make great conversation pieces.  Fresh flowers can be the final touch to make a house a home.

Nantucket Antiques

Nantucket’s rich history is represented by these fine shops.

Nantucket Home Décor

  • Forged in a Nantucket Fire

    Nantucket is a place where, in more ways than one, time seems to stand still. Ageless architecture, timeless tradition, and untouched landscapes make this island unique in so many wonderful ways. Modern technology makes better the life of every person, and, though that is an undeniable reality, there’s certainly something to be said for doing things the old way. The post Forged in a Nantucket Fire appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.

  • Billings Exhibition Puts Rare Artifacts on Display

    During the first 80 years of the United States of America, the China trade helped our new nation’s growth, economically and commercially. Merchants up and down the East Coast, including from Nantucket, sailed East to trade ginseng, furs, sandalwood, and silver for colorful silks, aromatic teas, exquisitely crafted porcelain, and The post Billings Exhibition Puts Rare Artifacts on Display appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.

  • You Have To Go Out, But You Don’t Have To Come Back

    Our island’s history is rich with tales of drama and courage. The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is devoted to sharing these stories, as Dir. of Education Evan Schwanfelder describes them: “Stories of the high seas that rise from the depths of despair to the peak of human hope and The post You Have To Go Out, But You Don’t Have To Come Back appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.

  • Leading the Charge

    Access to quality medical care is key to keeping a community healthy, particularly on an island where, without a hospital, inclement weather could prevent a patient from getting urgently needed care. Nantucket’s first hospital was founded in 1912 in a homestead on West Chester Street. In 1957, the hospital’s facilities The post Leading the Charge appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.