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

  • Celebrating History

    On Saturday, October 22 from 11 am to 4 pm, the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will host a fun-filled family program celebrating the 125th anniversary since the organization purchased the Old Mill in 1897. The event will be held at the Old Mill at 50 Prospect Street and is free The post Celebrating History appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.

  • Nantucket’s First, & Perhaps Only, Duel

    Gasp! A duel on Nantucket! And the frustrating thing is, we haven’t been able to discover many details. Was it a duel of pistols, swords, fisticuffs, or what? And what were the exact reasons for the disagreement that led to the duel? “Sir! You have dishonored the name of the The post Nantucket’s First, & Perhaps Only, Duel appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.

  • Sword Given to NHA

    The Nantucket Historical Association is pleased to announce it will receive the commissioning sword of islander and U.S. Navy Commander John Franklin Walling, who was lost at sea in 1945 while commanding the submarine USS Snook during World War II. The NHA is collecting the sword in honor of Walling’s The post Sword Given to NHA appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.

  • Catchin’ with Tuna

    There are plenty of pastimes to be had on Nantucket: many miles of trails and bike paths, an abundance of activities and attractions, so many marvelous museums. And of course, there is the ocean. Whether it’s swimming or shelling or just walking in the surf with wet, sandy feet, the beach never seems to get old. This year, with the help of our friend Steve Tornovish, we rediscovered a longlost love for a coastal activity in our family: fishing. The post Catchin’ with Tuna appeared first on Yesterdays Island, Todays Nantucket.