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 Nantucket County, Massachusetts Encyclopedia Article @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The region of Surfside on Nantucket is the southernmost settlement in Massachusetts.
In 1977, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard unsuccessfully attempted to secede from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Nantucket is home to the mythopoeic "Man from Nantucket" made famous in the opening line of countless limericks, one of the most familiar in all of poetry.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/Nantucket_County,_Massachusetts   (1395 words)

  
 Nantucket, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Together with the small islands of and Muskeget, it constitutes the town of Nantucket, Massachusetts and the coextensive Nantucket County.
Nantucket is known as a tourist destination and summer colony.
Nantucket was formerly the world's leading whaling port (and still serves as home port for a small fishing industry).
www.pineville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Nantucket_Island   (789 words)

  
 Nantucket, Massachusetts - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Nantucket is an island south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
For the sea is his; he owns it, as Emperors own empires" The many whalers who once lived on Nantucket are the origin of the mythopoeic "man from Nantucket", typically a sexually perverse and hypersexualized persona, celebrated in the first line of countless limericks, a popular poetic genre in whaling culture.
Nantucket is home to the mythical "man from Nantucket" made famous in countless obscene limericks.
voyager.in /Nantucket,_Massachusetts   (961 words)

  
 boston to nantucket and boston to nantucket resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Prince Boston, the uncle of Absalom, was born into slavery on Nantucket in 1750,.
Greater Bostonis the area of Massachusetts closely surrounding Boston, Massachusetts boston to nantucket..
Nantucket was home port to 2 ships involved in the Boston Tea Party, the Beaverand the Dartmouth.
www.childandenvironment.org /boston+to+nantucket.html   (319 words)

  
 Nantucket County, Massachusetts Genealogical Records Information
Nantucket County is located off the southeastern coast of Massachusetts, in the Atlantic.
By 1659, the Mayhews sold shares to nine proprietors and by 1700, the island population consisted of approximately 800 Native Americans and 300 European settlers Christopher Hussey was one of the nine purchasers of Nantucket in 1659, and in 1671 sold his land to his sons John and Stephen.
John Gardner came to Nantucket in the 1660s and found himself limited by the existing population to one-half a vote.
www.mymassachusettsgenealogy.com /ma_county/nan.htm   (1025 words)

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