Great Point Lighthouse


Tibby and I met Carole and Ken McCall in Holland in 1989 and have stayed friends. Their son, Ross, married Emily, from New Orleans, on Saturday 3rd September 2022, on Nantucket. There were three wedding related events over three days which were all wonderful. There was enough time to explore the town and the island. Nantucket is an island about 30 miles south of Cape Cod in the state of Massachusetts. It is 14 miles long and 3.5 miles wide. For about 150 years Nantucket was one of the major whaling ports in the USA. Whale sperm oil was used to lubricate machines and for lighting. The wealth generated by the whaling industry resulted in beautiful houses being built on the island. The community and the houses were largely abandoned in a short time after oil deposits were discovered in Pennsylvania in 1859. A hundred years later developers renovated houses…