This winter saw an unprecedented number of snowy owls on Nantucket. Thirty-three owls were counted during the annual Nantucket Christmas Bird Count conducted on 12/29/13. They are, perhaps, one of the most beautiful [...] Read More
Trip Advisor has chosen Nantucket as the eighth of ten best islands in the United States for 2014. Well, of course they did!
Thanksgiving isn’t just about gathering with family and friends and eating way too much on Nantucket, it’s also about “freezin’ for a reason”. At 10am this morning, Nantucketers will [...] Read More
Work has just been completed on the Hawthorn House–new trim and new exterior paint. The old girl is looking pretty fine!
Wishing everyone a spooky but safe Halloween!
We recently came across this weekly activities guide for Nantucket from 1957. At the time the Hawthorn House was known as the Two Chestnut Street Guest House. Do take note of the TWO DIGIT phone number! Ah, for simpler days.
Want to celebrate all things cranberry? Don’t miss the Nantucket Conservation Foundation’s annual Cranberry Festival, taking place Saturday, October 12 from 11am – 4pm at the Milestone Cranberry Bog.
Nantucket’s own author, Nathaniel Philbrick’s book In the Heart of the Sea is set to be made into a motion picture by Ron Howard. How exciting is that?! And, did I mention that it’s starring Chris [...] Read More
The Hawthorn House is getting a much needed facelift this month. She is 164 years old after all! New wood, new paint. We’re excited to see her all shiny and new again.
Nantucket honors the memories of the victims of 9/11.