In this section, you'll find interesting links to life on Nantucket. Whether you're just planning on a virtual visit or if you're coming to see our lovely island, you can find what you need here.

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Town of Nantucket

Links to local government offices.

Town Clerk

Your doorway to local government, this office is the repository for death certificates, and an issuer of burial permits.

Generally, people call the Town Clerk when they don't know who else to call for information. The current Town Clerk is Catherine Flanagan Stover. You may reach her at the Town Clerk's Office at 508-228-7217, or at home at 508-228-7841.

Lewis Funeral Home, Nantucket, MA 508-228-1363. Please note: The Lewis Funeral Home last day of business was December 6, 2013. The Lewis Funeral Home at 42 Union Street served Nantucket for 135 years. Founded in 1878,
when Simeon Lewis was sexton of the cemeteries of Nantucket. The Lewis family continued the business for five generations.
Nantucket Historical Association Manuscript database: Lewis Funeral Home Records.  

John Lawrence Funeral Home. 3778 Falmouth Road (Route 28) Marston Mills, MA 02648. 508-428-5704.

Doan, Beal & Ames Funeral Home 160 West Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. 508-775-0684

Nantucket Jewish Cemetery at Prospect Hill
Nantucket Jewish Cemetery Association can also be contacted at NJCA@comcast.net .

Nantucket Weather

Steamship Authority

Serving the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.

Hy-line Cruises

Hy-line Cruises offers high-speed ferry service.

Nantucket Memorial Airport

There are several airlines that service Nantucket Memorial Airport.Please check a specific airline's web site for more information on scheduling and destinations.

Cape Air

Nantucket Airlines

Rectrix Commuter Shuttle

Nantucket Regional Transit Authority

The Inquirer and Mirror
The Inquirer and Mirror is a local newspaper.


Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street. 508-825-8100

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

DAR Insignia marker. You may contact the Office of the Historian General by telephone at (202) 879-3256 or email at historian@dar.org .

Abiah Folger Franklin Chapter DAR

Abiah Folger Franklin Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Nantucket, Massachusetts
(Founded 1898)

Offshore Animal Hospital
Nantucket’s only full service animal hospital offering:
House Calls, Preventative Medicine, Emergency Care, Surgery, Dental Procedures, Boarding, Grooming.
Caring for Nantucket's Pets & Wildlife Year-Round.

Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce
This site provides information about travel to the island, lodging, etc. as well as a local schedule of events.

Nantucket Atheneum
1 India Street
Open year-round

Nantucket Visitor Services
Located at 25 Federal Street - Open year-round.

Nantucket Historical Association
The NHA Research Library has extensive files on Nantucket people, places, events, collections of archival documents and historic photographs as well as geneological information. Visit NHA properties: Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street, Quaker Meeting House, 7 Fair Street, Oldest House, 16 Sunset Hill, Hadwen House, 96 Main Street, Old Mill, 50 Prospect Street,
Fire Hose Cart House, 8 Gardner Street and 
Greater Light, 8 Howard Street.

Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association
Honors Maria Mitchell America's first professional woman astronomer.
Dedicated to furthering science education, encouraging women in science, and serving as
a science resource for Nantucket. Located at 4 Vestal Street.

Egan Maritime Institute
Founded in 1996, formerly located in the historic Coffin School at 4 Winter Street and now at 5 Bayberry Court.
508-228-2505.

Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Dedicated to the preservation and history of Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
Celebrating Nantucket's maritime heritage. Founded 1968, the museum preserves the history of islanders who risked their lives performing rescues from the waters surrounding Nantucket. The area was given the name “graveyard of the Atlantic”.
158 Polpis Road
(on the saltmarsh)


Tuck't In: A Walking Tour of Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery Nantucket, MA
Is on facebook. Visit for upcoming book signings, talks, and news. Click on the above link or go to www.facebook.com/TucktIn .

Mitchell's Book Corner
54 Main Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Local island bookstore

Nantucket Bookworks
25 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Local island bookstore

Social Security Death Index

This site, available through Ancestry.com, allows you to search through death records by name, and state.

Mentoring Youth Nantucket (MY Nantucket)

MYNantucket is a not-for-profit youth mentoring program, incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  It is a Nantucket agency that exclusively serves Nantucket children and families.

Nantucket.Net

An impressive source of local information, as well as connections to many businesses, and local resources.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

National Weather Service Forecast For Nantucket, Massachusetts

Nantucket Tide Chart

Prospect Hill Cemetery is on Twitter http://twitter.com/ProspectHillack