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This Was Then: Ben Luce

There were at least a dozen men named “Benjamin Luce” who resided on Martha’s Vineyard over the past four centuries — all cousins of...

This Was Then: Capt. Abner West and the Sapelo River Expedition

Capt. Abner West (1811–1902) of Vineyard Haven had just about retired from the sea. He had been aboard ship most of his life, having...

This Was Then: The remarkable life of Sarah Norton Wilbur

Sarah “Sally” (Norton) Wilbur (1792–1875) likely died within a mile of where she was born, in the lands just west of Major’s Cove, in...

This Was Then: Henry Clay Wade

The plaques on the side of the Civil War statue in Oak Bluffs have garnered a lot of attention in recent years. But you...