“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Chilmark, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Dukes County, Massachusetts and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Dukes County, MA (44) Barnstable County, MA (295) Bristol County, MA (153) Nantucket County, MA (12)  DukesCounty(44) Dukes County (44)  BarnstableCounty(295) Barnstable County (295)  BristolCounty(153) Bristol County (153)  NantucketCounty(12) Nantucket County (12)
Edgartown is the county seat for Dukes County
Chilmark is in Dukes County
      Dukes County (44)  
      Barnstable County (295)  
      Bristol County (153)  
      Nantucket County (12)  
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1Massachusetts (Dukes County), Chilmark — 301 — Gay Head Light
Gay Head Light has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m178099) HM
2Massachusetts (Dukes County), Chilmark — Gay Head Light 1856 Remnants
The ring of granite stone marks the original 1856 site of Gay Head Light. The bricks are pieces of the walls that mark two corners of the original keeper’s quarters.Map (db m178143) HM
3Massachusetts (Dukes County), Chilmark — 1 — Rebecca, Woman of Africa
Born in Africa, and enslaved in Chilmark. She married Elisha Amos, a Wampanoag man. She was the mother of Nancy Michael. Rebecca died a free woman in this place in 1801.Map (db m85500) HM
4Massachusetts (Dukes County), Chilmark — The Legend of Moshup
The Legend of Moshup To the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe, Moshup is a benevolent giant, believed to have created the present shapes of Martha’s Vineyard and the surrounding Islands. Moshup live in a den on the Cliffs of Aquinnah, and would wade . . . Map (db m178138) HM
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Sep. 25, 2022