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Captain Morse House Blog Resource

Edgartown Martha's Vineyard

Thanksgiving

And the Fair Land An editorial published annually since 1961: For all our social discord we yet remain the longest enduring society of free men governing themselves without benefit of kings or dictators. Any one whose labors take him into the far reaches of the...

History in a Closet

Hidden message from 100 years ago “In this rough work, there is no fame. But here you see the Workman's names.” Albion Wright and Elmer NortonApril 29, 1922 It is one of those things that you are just dumbfounded to find. First, the Norton family is one of those...

This Older House – bathroom redo

This bathroom is the one that is closest to North Water Street (East) on the 2nd floor. The current tile is 1” x 1” and is loose. It was installed in 2010 I think and was never a perfect choice.  Below is the first sketch of how we thought the bath would work out. As...

West Wing Gets a Makeover

We did a major renovation to the West Wing of the Captain Morse House over the winter of 2022 to 2023.The highlights include a new sectional couch, a new dining room table, new chairs, a SAMSUNG 65" "The Frame" ClassQLED 4K LS03B Quantum HDR, Art Mode, and a new LED...

A Vineyarder Passes by

My first and best memory of Edie was when I was about 8 years old. I was walking on North Water Street past the Cottage Street landing on my way to go crabbing at the lighthouse beach. I spied a small sailboat called a Sailfish. This was the original off-the-beach...

Beach Road Weekend 2023

Beach Road Music Festival on Martha's Vineyard Martha's Vineyard Veterans Memorial Park 2023 Schedule Beach Road Weekend: Martha's Vineyard Veterans Memorial Park currently has tickets available to purchase. Browse the full list of events here to find the date you...