Nantucket Book Festival 2013
Under the Tent: Local & Notable Authors in the Atheneum Garden
Saturday, June 22, 2013, 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
Come on down and pick up a signed copy of Tuck't In: A Walking Tour of Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery, Nantucket, MA
by Paula Lundy Levy.
Famous Nantucket names - Coffin, Starbuck, Gardner, Macy are to be expected. But Tuck't In is full of surprises with people you may not think of as being interred on an island 30 miles out to sea. Prospect Hill is rich in island history, providing invaluable insights into the lives of the people dating from the founding of the cemetery in 1810. The stories emanate from diaries, personal letters, memoirs, newspaper accounts and extensive historical investigation. Maps and index by name and by lot number are included in this who's who of Nantucket history.
Proceeds from the sales of Tuck't In go back to Prospect Hill Cemetery for conservation, preservation and restoration at the historic