2018 SUMMER WKS OPEN $1200 – $1750 WK..WEST TISBURY- MARTHA’S VINEYARD (LONG POINT BEACH- MARTHA’S VINEYARD) 3bd 2000ft2

2018 SUMMER WEEKS OPEN…BOOKING NOW….PLAN AHEAD TO HAVE A GREAT VACATION !!!!! OFF SEASON RATES (JUNE/SEPT) $1200 WEEK….PRIME WEEKS(JULY $1750 WK/AUGUST $1850 WK) ….THIS IS MARTHA’S VINEYARD FERRY SPACE BOOKS FAST!!!! GET IT DONE NOW WHILE FER …
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Mary Weisbeck
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MARTHA’S VINEYARD EDGARTOWN KATAMA (Martha’s Vineyard) $3000 3bd 1500ft2

In the Katama section of Edgartown,our fully equipped contemporary cape is 1 1/2 miles to town or South Beach.Edgartown Great Pond is only 1/2mi away for superb canoeing and kayaking. The 3 bedrooms and 2 baths comfortably accommodate 6.There are 2 d …
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Mary Weisbeck
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Ups and Downs Of The Vineyard…

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The eastern half of Martha’s Vineyard is called Down-Island and the western half is called Up-Island. Why you ask? To confuse you, that’s why. Not really, at least not on purpose. There is a very logical reason and here it is according to the MV website.

” Up-Island is the western area, which comprises the three rural towns of Aquinnah, Chilmark and West Tisbury. Down-Island is the eastern portion, home to the larger historic villages of Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven (also known as Tisbury). The two terms come from the rich seagoing tradition of Martha’s Vineyard, which once sent its whaling ships circuling the globe heading “up” in nautical terms takes you “west” because it’s further from zero degrees of longitude in Greenwich, England, home of the Prime Meridian.”

Well then, according to the Guide to Martha’s Vineyard we have this explanation. “When a ship sails in an easterly direction, it is decreasing or running “down” the degrees of longitude toward zero at Greenwich, England. A westbound vessel, on the other hand, is running “up” its longitude. Thus the Down-Island town are those on the eastern and northeastern end of the Island. The Up-Island communities are at the western end. A ship moving through Vineyard Sound sails “up” to New York and “down” east to Maine.” Ah ha.

OK, I’m still confused but I do know how to get from Down-Island to Up-Island and not get lost… it’s an Island, how lost could one get anyway.

Got all that… me neither 🙂

But that’s not the only confusion about the Vineyard … she had an identity crisis at one time involving Massachusetts and New York.

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Martha! Martin! New York! Massachusetts! How many aliases and states have claimed this 100 sq mile island? The Wampanoags named it Noepe and that stuck until Bartholomew Gosnold came along in 1602.

No one seems to know who the Martin was whose name was once attached to the Vineyard… so let’s move ahead to Martha whose identity is still shrouded in myth. Was she one of Gosnold’s daughters, or his mother, or the name of an English royal. Whoever she was her name stuck and in my opinion has a nicer ring to it then Martin’s Vineyard.

According to the book “The History of Martha’s Vineyard” by Arthur R. Railton, in 1664 Charles II gave NY, NJ and the islands to the east to his brother, the Duke of York. In 1670 Thomas Mayhew, Jr and his grandson Matthew of Massachusetts traveled to NY to ask Gov Lovelace which colony his Island was under… New York or Massachusetts. Gov Lovelace made Thomas Mayhew “Governor for Life” of Martha’s Vineyard and gave him the authority to collect rents from all who lived within its bounds. Voila, Martha’s Vineyard Massachusetts. History lesson over. 🙂

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Chappaquiddick (Martha’s Vineyard) $1500 2bd

Hidden Chappy Gem /$1500 per week
SEAS THE DAY, lovely well maintained 2-bedroom beach house. Nestled in a private wooded area of Chappy. It has a well equipped kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steal appliances. An open floor plan wit …
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Mary Weisbeck
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Beautiful PRIVATE BEACH Cottage Truro, MA (Truro. MA) $750 2bd

YOU HAVE TO EXPERIENCE CAPE COD. THERE IS NOTHING LIKE IT. BEAUTIFUL WEATHER AND PERFECT ATMOSPHERE. Very desirable location.
We own THREE cottages. Cottage #3 has 2 bedrooms, one has a double bed and the other has a bunk bed with a double on the bo …
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Mary Weisbeck
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Falmouth Heights, 4BR, 1.5 BA, Sleeps 8, Lg. Yard, walk to beach (FALMOUTH) $2200 4bd

Located at the top of historic Falmouth Heights, this charming 1920’s beach house is just one block from Falmouth Heights Beach and cool ocean breezes. It is an ideal location for families as it is in a quiet safe neighborhood; a 5-minute walk from t …
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Mary Weisbeck
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2018 SUMMER WKS OPEN $1200 – $1750 WK..WEST TISBURY- MARTHA’S VINEYARD (LONG POINT BEACH- MARTHA’S VINEYARD) 3bd 2000ft2

2018 SUMMER WEEKS OPEN…BOOKING NOW….PLAN AHEAD TO HAVE A GREAT VACATION !!!!! OFF SEASON RATES (JUNE/SEPT) $1200 WEEK….PRIME WEEKS(JULY $1750 WK/AUGUST $1850 WK) ….THIS IS MARTHA’S VINEYARD FERRY SPACE BOOKS FAST!!!! GET IT DONE NOW WHILE FER …
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Mary Weisbeck
Tisbury via Craigslist https://capecod.craigslist.org/vac/d/2018-summer-wks-openwkwest/6475822711.html