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A History of Roads and Ways in Nantucket County
This is a well-written report on the colorful and controversial subject of the streets, highways and byways of Nantucket. From past history to present-day development, the report traces the changes in Nantucket from one great sheep pasture to today's valuable resort property. Along the way, the author explores the mystery of the island's public, private and "paper" roads, together with the shifting attitudes towards the island's future. Everyone who travels the ways or owns any part of Nantucket will enjoy this valuable work about our island.