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A Taste of Nantucket, Massachusetts

did you know?
DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT NANTUCKET?
  1. Nantucket   is an island about 30 miles south of Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts.

  2. The name "Nantucket" is adapted from similar Algonquian names for the island, perhaps meaning "faraway land or island".

Radio Stations

WXTK 95.1 FM West Yarmouth, MA News/TalkNews
WEII 96.3 FM Dennis, MA Sports
WCIB 101.9 FM Falmouth, MA Classic Hits

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Demographics of Nantucket, Massachusetts

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

87.6%

6.8%

0.1%

1.2%

9.4%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Nantucket, Massachusetts

     
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a touch of history

Absalom Boston
(17851855) was a United States mariner who was the first African-American captain to sail a whaleship, with an all-black crew, in 1822. Boston was born in Nantucket, Massachusetts.


 Absalom Boston
Portrait of Absalom Boston

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Behind The Hero: Captain Absalom Boston



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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


As part of a graduate course presented by the Museum of Afro-American History in collaboration with Nantucket Public Schools

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