Nantucket African-American Community History Project

During 2009-10, the Cultural Production program is partnering with the Museum of African-American History to enhance the use of technology and new media in interpreting the African-American history of Nantucket and Boston. We will begin with collaboratively developing an audio tour of the Nantucket Black Heritage Trail, available for free to the public via cell phone.



  • FRANCES RULEY KARTTUNEN . The Other Islanders: People Who Pulled Nantucket’s Oars, 2005. Spinner Publications, New Bedford.

On Line Resources (African American)

General Resource: Nantucket

Photographs of Nantuket African Americans