Betsy Tyler Historian, author, and Nantucket Historical Association Research Fellow

Betsy Tyler has conducted research for more than a hundred Nantucket Preservation Trust (NPT) house-markers. She is the author of several dozen NPT histories of houses, public buildings, and neighborhoods. Currently a free-lance researcher and writer, she was until recently the Obed Macy Research Chair and Library Director of the Nantucket Historical Association. She is the author of the following NHA publications: Greater Light: A House History; ‘Sconset: A History;  Sometimes Think of Me: Notable Nantucket Women Through the Centuries; The ‘Sconset Actors Colony: Broadway Offshore 1895-1925; and the NHA’s Historic Properties Guide.

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