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Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands

Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands

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Published by Cuttyhunk Historical Society in Cuttyhunk, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuttyhunk Island (Mass.),
  • Elizabeth Islands (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Cuttyhunk Island (Mass.) -- History.,
    • Elizabeth Islands (Mass.) -- History.,
    • Cuttyhunk Island (Mass.) -- Biography.,
    • Elizabeth Islands (Mass.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Janet Bosworth.
      ContributionsBosworth, Janet., Cuttyhunk Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF72.E5 C87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination118 p. :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1440087M
      LC Control Number93071370
      OCLC/WorldCa30342090

        Join us for a day-long excursion to both Penikese* and Cuttyhunk Islands in the renowned Elizabeth Island chain! On a privately chartered vessel, the trip will leave from Falmouth Harbor for an hour-and-a-half cruise through Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay and along the Elizabeth Islands. Shipboard commentary will focus on landmarks, geology. Five of the Elizabeth Islands-Naushon, Pasque, Nashawena, Cuttyhunk, and Penikese-date from , when the Englishman Bartholomew Gosnold explored the waters of Vineyard Sound and Buzzards Bay aboard his ship the Concord. Although the small encampment Gosnold built on Cuttyhunk for.

      Cuttyhunk, Elizabeth Islands, and Cape Cod formed by retreating glaciers during the ice age. The Elizabeth Islands extend 16 miles south west from Falmouth, MA separating Buzzards Bay from Vineyard Sound. Early History (Pre) Branches of the Wampanoag Indian Tribe hunt and fish on Cuttyhunk and Penikese.   “The island has had a strange and varied history for such a tiny, remote speck in the ocean,” Janet Bosworth wrote in "Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands.".

      Penikese Island is a acre ( sq mi) island off the coast of Massachusetts, United States, in Buzzards is one of the Elizabeth Islands, which make up the town of Gosnold, se is located near the west end of the Elizabeth island chain.   Cuttyhunk is a small island at the westernmost tip of the Elizabeth Islands. The cliffs of Aquinnah at Martha's Vineyard are visible from Cuttyhunk's southern shoreline.. This small little island is full of character, peace and quiet, and fishing opportunities.


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Cuttyhunk is now the only island with a village center and easy public access. Captivating photographs and postcards in Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands trace the special experience of island life from the unspoiled habitat of Gosnold's time to the first invasion of summer folk in the s/5(5).

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands (Images of America)/5(5). Five of the Elizabeth Islands-Naushon, Pasque, Nashawena, Cuttyhunk, and Penikese-date fromwhen the Englishman Bartholomew Gosnold explored the waters of Vineyard Sound and Buzzards Bay aboard his ship the Concord.

Although the small encampment Gosnold built on Cuttyhunk for trading with the Wampanoags was used for only a few weeks, journals kept by.

Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands from Paperback – January 1, by Janet Bosworth (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands (MA) I have been researching the Elizabeth Islands and wanted more detailed information, specifically about Penikese Island.

I appreciate the historical facts contained in the book, and although the chapter on Penikese Island is brief, the picture /5. The other island, Cuttyhunk, has a year-round population of just ten people, although about people live there during the summer. If you plan to visit the Elizabeth Islands, Cuttyhunk is your likely destination because its the only location with any amenities.

Getting to the Island. Cuttyhunk is a wonderful harbor but very busy /crowded. The Harbor lies between Cuttyhunk and Nashawena Island to the east. To the west of the harbor there's a narrow dredged channel that leads to the deep water basin of Cuttyhunk Pond. If you are coming from the north, it is best to approach the harbor from the east.

Cuttyhunk Island is the outermost of the Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts.A small outpost for the harvesting of sassafras was occupied for a few weeks inarguably making it the first English settlement in New unk is located between Buzzards Bay to the north and Vineyard Sound to the south.

Penikese Island and Nashawena Island are located to the north. All of the Elizabeth Islands, except Cuttyhunk and Penikese, are privately owned by the Forbes family.

References External links. Wikisource has the text of the New International Encyclopedia article Elizabeth Islands. Cuttyhunk Historical Society, the Museum of the Elizabeth Islands; Bathymetry of the Waters Surrounding the Elizabeth.

The novel coronavirus has infected a seasonal resident on Cuttyhunk Island, an tiny outpost located 12 miles south of New Bedford with a population that hovers around 10 during the year but swells.

The Museum of the Elizabeth Islands, run by the Cuttyhunk Historical Society, is located on the southernmost of a chain of islands dividing Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound. We preserve, celebrate, and share the history and culture of all the islands which together make up the Town of Gosnold.

When open, the museum will again offer changing. Cuttyhunk is now the only island with a village center and easy public access. Captivating photographs and postcards in Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands trace the special experience of island life from the unspoiled habitat of Gosnold's time to the first invasion of summer folk in the : Cuttyhunk Historical Society.

Gosnold is the seventh and smallest town in Dukes County, encompassing all of the Elizabeth islands chain. Cuttyhunk is the only public Island in the chain, which has a year-round population in the dozens and a summer population that officials currently estimate at.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands (Images of America) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Cuttyhunk Island is part of the Town of Gosnold, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Rests 12 miles south of New Bedford, MA and 8 miles west of Gay Head, Martha's Vineyard.

Is a place to do a whole lot of nothing. The island is home to only 17 year-round residents and is a fantastic day trip from Cape Cod. Book your private boat charter with Plan Sea to experience it for yourself. Cuttyhunk Elizabeth Islands Adventure: Departs ANY DAY from Falmouth Cape Cod or Menemsha Martha’s Vineyard.

Cuttyhunk Historical Society. Museum of the Elizabeth Islands. Kathryn Balistrieri, Director. Cuttyhunk Historical Society. Museum of the Elizabeth Islands.

PO Box 23 Tower Hill Rd. Cuttyhunk, MA (summer only) Open June 29 to Labor Day (Closed Mon. Tues. & Wed. A.M.) Books, stationery, prints, clothing. Museum of the Elizabeth Islands-Cuttyhunk. Historical Society. 23 Tower Hill Road. Cuttyhunk, MA Wednesday: P.M. Thur. Fri. Sat.: & P.M.

Sunday: P.M. Closed Monday and Tuesday. A lovely little museum of Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands' history and artifacts. A must SEE. The Elizabeth Islands are a small group of islands that extend southwest from Cape Cod and sit just north of Martha's Vineyard.

The island group consists of seven main islands and about a half. Paul Cuffee, noted black mariner, born on Cuttyhunk. 18th Century. Home of Cuttyhunk Pilots, guiding ships thru the dangerous waters of Vineyard Bay.

First Cuttyhunk Lighthouse erected. Census: people live on Elizabeth Islands. Chilmark loses jurisdiction. Town of Gosnold formed. Cuttyhunk Fishing Club buys most of island. Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands. [Cuttyhunk Historical Society.] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cuttyhunk Historical Society. ISBN: OCLC Number: The Cuttyhunk Historical Society and Museum of the Elizabeth Islands is free of charge for its visitors, but as a non-profit organization it relies on donations, which are always welcome.

To better serve you, please let us know if there are any ways we can make your visit more enjoyable.Cuttyhunk is now the only island with a village center and easy public access.

Captivating photographs and postcards in Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands trace the special experience of island life from the unspoiled habitat of Gosnold's time to Brand: Arcadia Publishing Inc.