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The Martha's Vineyard Times

The Martha's Vineyard Times is a weekly publication.
July 14 - July 20, 2005 Edition
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Museums and Tours

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 arranged. 508-693-9595.

Cottage Museum Campground, 1 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs. Mon., through Sat., 10 am–4 pm, through Oct. 12. Admission $1. 508-693-7784.

Gay Head Lighthouse Aquinnah. Fri.–Sun., 6:45–8:45 pm, self-guided tours. June 17–Sept. 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, Visitor’s 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 Martha’s Vineyard Bus Tour Island graveyard history, Sat., 10 am, $20; $10, children under 12. 508-627-8619.

Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society Cooke and School sts., Edgartown. Includes Gale Huntington Reference Library of Island History, Foster Maritime Gallery, Boat and Carriage Shed, Children’s Gallery, Oral History, Native American Gallery, museum shop, and 18th century Cooke House, Tues. through Sat., 10 am–5 pm. Adults, $6; children 6–15, $4; members and children under 6, free. 508-627-4441.

Martha’s 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 am–6 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 am–3 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 Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd., Edgartown. Rare birds and reptiles including largest snake in captivity. Island naturalist Gus Ben David gives tours and lectures. Sat., 10 am–3 pm. 508-627-5634.
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