Timeline

 

 

 

 
 

SIASCONSET: Algonquian term for “place of great bones.”
Si from missi, meaning “great;” ascon from askon, meaning “horn or bone”

 
 

'Sconset: Prehistory to 1820

 
 

'Sconset: 1820–1870

 
 

'Sconset 1870-1900: The Emergence of a Resort

 
 

'Sconset: 1900–WWI

 
 

'Sconset: Between the Wars

 
 

'Sconset: WWII to Present

 
   
 


A digital exhibition by the Nantucket Historical Association