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Siasconset Village on Nantucket

The very rare first published plan of Siasconset. For well over a century Siaconset remained a tiny, isolated fishing settlement on the remote eastern end of Nantucket Island. This started to change in the mid 1800s, when developers began to construct hotels and other facilities and promote it as a resort destination. The village really began […]

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Various surveyors, Archive of maps and plans reflecting the development Siasconset and surrounding areas. Boston and Nantucket, 1880-1922.

Unique cartographic archive of the village of Siasconset on Nantucket

A unique archive of maps and plans tracing reflecting decades of real estate speculation and development in the village of Siasconset, on Nantucket’s southeast shore. Nantucket manuscript material is vanishingly rare on the market, and it would be impossible to reproduce such a grouping today.  Background After decades of great prosperity mid-18thcentury Nantucket entered a […]

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