Nantucket in Nantucket County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
1818 - 1889
America’s First Woman Astronomer
Erected by Maria Mitchell Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 41° 16.831′ N, 70° 6.255′ W. Marker is in Nantucket, Massachusetts, in Nantucket County. Marker is on Vestal Street just west of Milk Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Vestal St, Nantucket MA 02554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nantucket Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Town’s Meridian Line"… (approx. 0.3 miles away); R.H. Macy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Turner Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Desert Shield And Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nantucket World War II Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korean Conflict, World War I, and Vietnam Era Memorial The Wreck of the H.P. Kirkham (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nantucket.
Also see . . . Maria Mitchell. (Submitted on October 31, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
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