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Greater Light, Nantucket

4.8
#7 of 16 in Historic Sites in Nantucket
Established in the 1930s, Greater Light once served as a summer retreat for Gertrude and Hanna Monaghan, two Quaker sisters that came from Philadelphia. The site illustrates the area's art history--an artist colony thrived here after the whaling industry declined. See Greater Light and all Nantucket has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nantucket day trip planning website .
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  • We were really surprised by it and so glad that we found it since we came by the side street (small signage). It has a quirky history that is a reprieve from the usual stuff. Tip: Hang out for a bit a...  more »
  • This is very unique mix of history, art, design and feminism. Two sisters bought a barn and transformed it into a form of sanctuary. Even though they were rich, most of the Art Deco decor has been sca...  more »
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  • Very excellent...a slice of history if you know the real story of Paul Revere, it is not like the poem. They won't tell it but that is ok, i guess. The tower is there where the lanterns were shown. Go and see and feel history. 1 if by land, 2 if by sea
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