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Barnes Estate Finds: Antiques and Classic Cars to Drive Them Home »

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:40:39 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Heather HamacekFor some 60 years, Clarence A. (Trip) Barnes 3rd has been collecting things. He filled trailers, and trucks, and buildings with items from purchasing estates and giveaways and house clean-outs.

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Vineyard Highlands Horse Railroad »

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:14:44 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Vineyard GazetteMr. Lemuel T. Talbot, formerly superintendent of streets in Taunton, has contracted to build the horse railroad at Vineyard Highlands, to be run the coming Summer, and the cars, in the style of the Summer cars of the New Bedford & Fairhaven road, are ordered of J. M. Jones & Co., West Troy, N.Y., the builders of the cars of the latter road. This is good evidence of the enterprise of the Vineyard Grove Co., and we hope it will be a success in every respect. [New Bedford Standard.…

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Vineyard Grove »

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:12:40 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Vineyard GazetteThe carpenters are busy, notwithstanding the recent severe cold.   The first baby ever born on the Camp Ground was born on Wednesday, 6th instant; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Vincent.   A mite society was held at the Vineyard Grove House, Capt. Dias, proprietor, on Monday evening, for the purpose of raising funds to purchase books for the library of the new Sabbath School. About one hundred persons were present, and an evening of social enjoyment was passed. Forty dollars were…

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“Camp” And “Bluff” Items »

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:10:16 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Vineyard GazetteIn the absence of our regular correspondents, we copy from the interesting letters of the N. B. Standard, the following facts relative to the Tabernacle.  

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Vineyard Grove Company »

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:07:18 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Vineyard GazetteThe Oak Bluffers will soon have to compete with the undertaking by the Vineyard Grove Company, who owns the delightful grove on the “other side of Jordon.” This association is composed of gentlemen of excellent standing, and we learn that it is their intention to conduct the affairs of the same in a manner that cannot fail to be appreciated by visitors and must prove profitable to all concerned. Lots have been sold for building purposes, and we expect to see ere many years, a…

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Purchase of the Camp Ground »

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:57:42 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Vineyard Gazette   The camp ground upon Martha’s Vineyard, heretofore leased by the Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, has been purchased by that body for the sum of $1200. If there have been any doubts heretofore about the continuance of the Vineyard Camp Meeting, this will settle them. The association have acted wisely in thus obtaining full title to a property so favorably situated for their use as a camp ground and the value of which must be constantly upon the increase. - Mercury.   

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Wesleyan Grove: Camp Meeting Herald »

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:48:43 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Vineyard GazetteThe approaching campaign at Wesleyan Grove is so full of matters of interest to readers far and near that we are induced to publish a daily paper, to be called the Camp Meeting Herald, which will contain a concise report of all transactions upon the ground; a brief report of all sermons, a historical sketch of the prominent itinerant clergymen, and all local items. Within this sheet the reader will find a perfect transcribe of each day upon the camp ground. It cannot fail to interest…

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Photos of the week May 28-June 3 »

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:36:07 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

The post Photos of the week May 28-June 3 appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard Times. ...

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Low End of Martha's Vineyard Housing Market Is Red Hot »

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:48:43 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Alex ElvinOn the cusp of the summer season and with housing sales overall on a steady upswing, homes at the lower end of the market on Martha’s Vineyard are being snapped up at a record clip, with hundreds vying for the handful of houses they can afford.  

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Memorial Day 2017 »

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:31:18 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

The wild buttercups have been beautiful this year, great drifts of them strewn across meadows and lawns.

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