Martha’s Vineyard Island


Quaint tourist map of Martha’s Vineyard, “setting forth the history and many points of interest.”

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This lovely folding map of Martha’s Vineyard was published, likely in the mid to late 1930s, by the New England Map Company of Somerville, Massachusetts. A simple outline showing transportation routes, geographic features, and various place names is surrounding by charming black & white vignettes showcasing the island’s history and culture.

Its maritime affiliations are heavily emphasized, along with historical relevance, interesting architecture, and bountiful recreation. Barely legible text boxes provide further information on roads, ponds, hills, Gay Head (now Aquinnah), and Chappaquiddick; while more poetic verse can be found in the lower center. “This is New England of fame and fable, Resist its charms if you are able!”

Map Details

Publication Date: c. 1937

Author: New England Map Company

Sheet Width (in): 21.75

Sheet Height (in): 14.50

Condition: A-

Condition Description: Pocket map folded into 10 segments and affixed to light blue paper wraps. Front and back cover are lightly damp stained and the map is creased along fold lines, but overall in very good shape.


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