Cuttyhunk Historical Society

Museum of the Elizabeth Islands

Cuttyhunk Historical Society

Museum of the Elizabeth Islands

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Current Exhibits

Island Eateries





Exhibit from 2011

Model Boat Regattas 2012

Click here for information on the two Model Boat Regatta for 2012

July Regatta 2.jpg

The Museum is open in 2011 from Friday, June 29th to Labor Day, September 3rd.
Admission is free, donations appreciated.

Museum Hours:
Wednesday2:00-4:00 PM
Thursday, Friday, Saturday10:30 AM-12:30 PM and 2:00-4:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Monday and TuesdayClosed

Please note that arrangement to visit the Museum during unscheduled hours can be made by contacting Kathryn Balistrieri:  508 984 4611

Gosnold At Cuttyhunk, Beirstadt painting
Fish Tales Preview Reception (Shelly Merriam, June 25, 2009)

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Banner photo on this site courtesy of Dana Morris, early 1970s, showing Bell 6 and the windmill.

The sounds of Cuttyhunk

People III
compiled and edited by Louise Garfield

A wealth of research on the history of the Elizabeth Islands.

Boston Globe article regarding proposed wind farm
(December 11, 2009)

Video tour of Cuttyhunk in Spanish, by journalist Belén Bogado of ABC TV in Paraguay.

Click here for the 4/30/08 NYTimes article in which author Tony Horwitz discusses Cuttyhunk's history.

"Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands" (newly reprinted).