Amazing Women of Nantucket's Past



Did you know that a sea captain could be away for as long as 5 years.  What was a Nantucket woman to do?  Some accompanied their husbands on whaling voyages, while others got involved in: Astronomy, the Temperance Crusade, the Struggle for Women’s Suffrage, the Abolitionist Movement, and the Underground Railroad. Join us on our walk to hear their incredible stories.

Tour Information

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Meeting Place: This tour meets at the Jared Coffin House. Located at the corner of Centre and Broad Streets.

Reservations Required

Price: Adults: $20.00  Children: $10

Fee paid in cash when you arrive.