“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oak Bluffs, 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
Oak Bluffs is in Dukes County
      Dukes County (44)  
      Barnstable County (295)  
      Bristol County (153)  
      Nantucket County (12)  
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1Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — 25 — Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr.
African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard 2012 Honors the contributions made by Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr. To the community of Martha's Vineyard through their tirelss advocacy for justice for all . . . Map (db m177793) HM
2Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — 25 — Coleman Corners
African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard honors Ralf Meshack Coleman “Dean of Boston's Black Theatre” First Black Director of the WPA Federal Theater Project (1935-1939) and Luella “Granny” Coleman whose vision created . . . Map (db m177800) HM
3Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — 18 — Cottagers' CornerEst. Circa 1956 — African American Heritage Trail —
A volunteer organization of African American women created to enhance the quality of life on Martha’s Vineyard in the spirit of fellowship and community.Map (db m177696) HM
4Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — 22 — Dorothy West
African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard celebrates the life and achievements of Dorothy West, Harlem Renaissance writer and member of this community 1907-1998 "There is no life that does not contribute to history" Dorothy . . . Map (db m177801) HM
5Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — Flying Horses Carousel
Flying Horses Carousel 1876 Restored and maintained by the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust Acquired in 1986 through the generous contributions of Islanders to preserve the heritage of Martha’s Vineyard.Map (db m177678) HM
6Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — Historic Clay & Brick Bathhouse
Originally built in 1931, this bathhouse was designed in the late Victorian era Craftsman style to compliment the original brick Steamship Authority ferry terminal. The building was made of the best materials and most modern plumbing available . . . Map (db m84144) HM
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7Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — 10 — Shearer Cottage
Charles Shearer was born into slavery in Appomattox, Virginia. In 1880, he graduated from Hampton Institute and served on the faculty for twelve years. Later, Charles and his wife, Henrietta, purchased two homes, in Everett, Mass. and Oak . . . Map (db m177789) HM
8Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — Soldiers' Memorial Fountain
This monument depicting a Union Soldier was erected in 1891 by Charles Strahan, a former Confederate who relocated to Martha's Vineyard after the Civil War. Due to lingering bitterness over the conflict, local Union veterans first excluded him . . . Map (db m60226) HM WM
9Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — Soldiers' Memorial Fountain
Erected in honor of the Grand Army of the Republic by Charles Strahan Co. B, 21st Virginia Regiment F C & L Henry Clay Wade Post G.A.R. No 201 Removed panel "The Chasm is Closed" In memory of the restored Union this tablet is . . . Map (db m177677) WM
10Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage
The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage. Visited by Pres. Grant 1874Map (db m177684) HM
11Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — The Lawton Cottage
Mr. and Mrs. William Bennet Lawton 1864 1st Cottage On Martha’s Vineyard Methodist Camp GroundsMap (db m177682) HM
12Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — The Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Tabernacle
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m177680) HM
13Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — 12 — The Powell House
African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard The Powell House "Keep the faith, baby" Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. 1908 - 1972 This, the summer home of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. from 1937 to 1944, and of Isabel Washington Powell from . . . Map (db m177813) HM
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14Massachusetts (Dukes County), Oak Bluffs — Wesleyan Grove
Wesleyan Grove has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America This property of the Martha's Vineyard Campmeeting Association and its . . . Map (db m177683) HM
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Oct. 1, 2022