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“One unique house among all the shingled neighbors and it has a story.”
Review of Greater Light

Greater Light
Ranked #23 of 87 things to do in Nantucket
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Every room has a new quirky detail that Hannah and Gertrude "had to have" to complete their dream summer home in the late 1920s. One of the most interesting parts was imagining how all the neighbors were outraged by the eccentricities these sisters brought over to the island. The guides were well informed and pointed out interesting details in each room. The gardens are serene and open to public without admission. To tour the house I recommend the all access pass to all the historic sites for $20. A real hidden gem on the historical tour circuit in Nantucket.

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is a fascinating house - created from a barn by two wealthy and devout sisters it showcases art and architecture aquired by two eccentric sisters. The guides are knowledgable and friendly and it is well worth a look (especially if you have visited the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston)

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Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

I liked the eccentric sisters' style.
The house was unique.
Would have liked to know more about them.
But The tour guides could only tell you the 2 sisters came from a wealthy family & got what they wanted! No matter how impractical or obscure!!

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Interesting stop in downtown Nantucket. Greater Light is a unique structure reflecting the social and artistic happenings of its time. If you are interested in repurposed buildings and seeing incorporation of architectural salvage into interior and exterior design, you may find it especially cool.

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Reviewed August 2, 2017
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