Tuck't In: A Walking Tour of Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery Nantucket, Massachusetts front jacket cover
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Jascin Leonardo Finger, curator of the Mitchell House at the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association wrote a review of Tuck’t In: A Walking Tour of Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery Nantucket, MA in her blog posted on Maria Mitchell's Attic on the Maria Mitchell Associaiton website and posted on Jascin's TUMBLR blog “Maria’s Memo”.
Jascin, thanks for the great review!
The Prospect Hill Cemetery Association is pleased to announce the publication of our book
Tuck’t In: A Walking Tour of Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery Nantucket, MA.
Tuck't In is a who's who of Nantucket history!
Learn about Nantucketers and the lives they led, from the simple to the extraordinary. The chronicles include whaling captains, mariners lost at sea, merchants, writers, artists, educators, Civil War veterans and prisoners. Nantucket notables such as a congressman, distinguished astronomer and Nobel Prize recipient are all buried at Prospect Hill.
The chronicles emanate from diaries, personal letters, memoirs, historic and contemporary images, newspaper accounts and extensive historical research. There is intricate mapping of the property with full maps and reference by chronicle. There is an index by name and by lot number. Numerous accounts have the subject's own voice or a contemporary of the individual recounting the narrative.
Prospect Hill Cemetery, where a small burial ground can bring an island community's history together.
Tuck't In: A Walking Tour of Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery Nantucket, Massachusetts can be purchased at Tresses & The Day Spa, Mitchell's Book Corner, Nantucket Bookworks, the Nantucket Historical Association, the Maria Mitchell Association or contact Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Historic Nantucket, Spring 2012 Vol. 62, No. 2
The Melville Issue
A publication of the Nantucket Historical Association
“A New History of Prospect Hill Cemetery” page 23.
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