African-American History Tour 12 historical sites, 90-minutes, walking
and riding. By appointment. Through Oct. $15; $13 seniors. 508-693-8714.
Campground Guided Tours Tues., and Thurs., 10 am, meet at Tabernacle,
$10 per person, children under 12 free. Private group tours may be
Cottage Museum Campground, 1 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs. Mon., through
Sat., 10 am4 pm, through Oct. 12. Admission $1. 508-693-7784.
Gay Head Lighthouse Aquinnah. Fri.Sun., 6:458:45 pm, self-guided
tours. June 17Sept. 18. $3; children free. Closed if raining.
M.V. Historical Society.
Ghosts, Gossip, and Downright Scandal Guided walking tours of Edgartown,
Mon., Wed., Fri., 7 pm, Visitors Center, Church St.; Oak Bluffs,
Mon., Wed., Fri., 4:30 pm, Circuit Ave.; and Vineyard Haven, Tues.,
Thurs., 6 pm, cemetery, Franklin and Center sts. $12; children under
12, free. Group tours available. Reservations required: 508-627-8619.
Graveyards of Marthas Vineyard Bus Tour Island graveyard history,
Sat., 10 am, $20; $10, children under 12. 508-627-8619.
Marthas Vineyard Historical Society Cooke and School sts., Edgartown.
Includes Gale Huntington Reference Library of Island History, Foster
Maritime Gallery, Boat and Carriage Shed, Childrens Gallery,
Oral History, Native American Gallery, museum shop, and 18th century
Cooke House, Tues. through Sat., 10 am5 pm. Adults, $6; children
615, $4; members and children under 6, free. 508-627-4441.
Marthas Vineyard Preservation Trust Buildings Edgartown: Vincent
House (1672), Dr. Daniel Fisher whaling mansion (1840), and the Old
Whaling Church (1842). $8 for all three buildings, children under
12 free. By appointment. 508-627-8619.
Native Earth Teaching Farm 94 North Rd., Chilmark. Wed., Sat., and
Sun., 10 am6 pm. Free guided tour, feed rare ducks, agricultural
activities. Educational and fun, all ages. Also by appointment. 508-645-3304.
Vincent House Museum Tues., and Thurs., 11 am3 pm, $3; $5 per
couple; children free. Tours (Vincent House, Dr. Fisher House, Old
Whaling Church), Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., 12:45 pm, $10, children
under 12 free. Group tours available. Reservations: 508-627-2529.
World of Reptiles and Birds EdgartownVineyard Haven Rd., Edgartown.
Rare birds and reptiles including largest snake in captivity. Island
naturalist Gus Ben David gives tours and lectures. Sat., 10 am3