Jethro Coffin House | Nantucket, Massachussetts

By: Carrie Cahill Mulligan

Jun 07 2008

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Category: autumn, handmade, house, Massachussetts, Uncategorized

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In 1868, blacksmith Jethro Coffin and bride, Mary Gardner, received this house as a wedding gift.

The oldest house on Nantucket, it is also the sole remaining structure from the island’s original 17th century English settlement.

I’m particularly fond of the hand-wrought strap hinge.


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