Land Donors

More than 75% of all of the Foundation’s property was donated by the following individuals whose generosity in protecting these open spaces has significantly contributed to maintaining the beauty and quality of life that is experienced on Nantucket today.

Property Number Property Location Donor Area in Acres Neighborhood
1 North Beach Street North Beach Street 0.9 Town
2 Madaket Steven K. Herlitz 0.4 Smith Point
3 Coatue The Heirs of Marie M. Abbott 178.1 Coatue
4 Eel Point The Everett and Connor Families in memory of Henry C. Everett and Edward F. Connor 109.0 Eel Point
5 Middle Moors Tabitha T. Krauthoff in memory of her father, Paul N. Turner 278.2 Middle Moors
6 Little Neck Walter Beinecke, Jr. and Mary Ann Beinecke 23.1 Little Neck
7 Middle Moors H. Jerome Ayers, Abby A. Ayers, and Alicia Heller 12.0 Middle Moors
8 Middle Moors Roy E. Larsen 70.0 Middle Moors
9 South Pasture Margaret Z. and Roy E. Larsen 513.0 South Pasture
10 Eel Point Alfred F. Sanford III 7.9 Eel Point
11 Cisco Walter Beinecke, Jr., Roy E. Larsen, and Ruth J. C. Bartram (with the consent on the donors, this 36.7 acre property was conveyed to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank Commission in 2000)  Smooth Hummocks
12 Milestone Cranberry Bog Walter Beinecke, Jr., The Larsen Fund, and the Nantucket Ornithological Association 737.0 Milestone Cranberry Bog
13 Tom Nevers Walter Beinecke, Jr., The Larsen Fund, and the Nantucket Ornithological Association 322.0 Tom Nevers
14 Head of the Plains Anne W. Sanford and Mr. & Mrs. Frank H. Low 211.0 Head of the Plains
15 Milestone Road (Conservation Restriction) Dr. David B. Voorhees 7.4 South Pasture
16 Tom Nevers Pond William V. Lawrence 3.5 Tom Nevers
17 Head of the Plains James M. and Louise Joan Andrew 24.4 Head of the Plains
18 West Chester Street Mr. & Mrs. Edward Rotan 3.1 Cliff Road Area
19 Cisco Hugh W. Sanford, Jr., Alfred F. Sanford II, Katherine Sanford Deutsch, Cornelius C. Bond, Cornelius C. Bond, Jr., Jackson S. Bond, Sanford Bond, and Margaret Bond McMath 9.2 Smooth Hummocks
20 Cliff Road Dr. & Mrs. Stephen L. Gumport 3.9 Cliff Road Area
21 Brant Point Mrs. William H. Claflin and Mrs. W.S. Archibald, Jr. 4.8 Town
22 Squam Pond The Estate of Annette Evans 5.8 Squam
23 Ram Pasture and The Woods Purchased by NCF 515.3 Sanford Farm & Ram Pasture
24 Ram Pasture and The Woods Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Congdon and Dr. & Mrs. Ernest H. Menges 118.7 Sanford Farm & Ram Pasture
25 Capaum Pond Gilbert Verney 13.6 Capaum Pond
26 Middle Moors Mr. & Mrs. Timothy King 9.8 Middle Moors
27 Eel Point East Alfred F. Sanford III 4.1 Eel Point
28 Cisco Edith A. Gifford 3.0 Smooth Hummocks
29 Head of the Plains Mr. & Mrs. Fred Gardner, Mr. & Mrs. Robert F. Mooney, and Mr. & Mrs. Carl M. Mueller 57.1 Head of the Plains
31 South Pasture Alfred F. Sanford II, Hugh W. Sanford, Jr., and George A. Fowlkes 417.1 South Pasture
32 Coatue Mrs. William B.H. Sawyer 47.1 Coatue
33 Cisco Mr. & Mrs. Norman L. Olsen 1.3 Smooth Hummocks
34 Cisco Benjamin Sharp Richmond 1.4 Smooth Hummocks
35 Milestone Road Albert M. Lewis in memory of Charles Lewis (gift of undivided 50% interest with remaining title purched by NCF) 7.0 Milestone Road
36 Warren's Landing Mr. & Mrs. Frederick W. Haffenreffer 2.2 Warren's Landing
37 Middle Moors Purchased by NCF 310.1 Middle Moors
38 Polpis Harbor Mr. & Mrs. Bernard D. Grossman (with the consent on the donors, this 0.2 acre property was conveyed to the Town of Nantucket)
39 Milestone Road Mr. & Mrs. Alton E. Peters in memory of Judge Joseph Rosch
40 Coatue Mr. & Mrs. Alexander M. Craig, Jr. and Amy Ann C. Doran 20.0 Coatue
41 Coatue Mr. & Mrs. Alexander M. Craig, Jr. and Amy Ann C. Doran 13.3 Coatue
42 South Pasture Mr. & Mrs. Albert G. Brock and Dr. & Mrs. Fred L. Chase 64.0 South Pasture
43 Smooth Hummocks Mr. & Mrs. Daniel E. Wight 2.3 Smooth Hummocks
44 Surfside Robert McK. Thomas, Jr. 1.1 Surfside
45 Coatue Mr. & Mrs. Timothy J. Moore, Mrs. Sheron C. Lowe, Mrs. Hayden C. Hurley, and Mr. & Mrs. Alexander M. Craig, Jr. 20.0 Coatue
46 Four Sheep Commons Purchased by NCF
47 Madaket Cynthia T. Twining 0.2 Smith Point
48 Middle Moors Mr. & Mrs. J. Seward Johnson, Jr. 52.1 Middle Moors
49 One Sheep Common Franklin F. Webster
50 Gosnold Road James M. & Louise Joan Andrews 2.9 Cliff Road Area
51 Saul's Hills (Conservation Restriction) Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Page (title subsequently purchased by NCF) 3.0 Middle Moors
52 Saul's Hills Purchased by NCF 73.9 Middle Moors
53 Pest House Pond Shimmo Association, Inc. 3.6 Shimmo
55 Head of the Plains Alice Cary Williams 3.5 Head of the Plains
56 Madequecham Valley Purchased by NCF 108.7 South Pasture
57 West Chester Street Nantucket Historical Trust 108.7 South Pasture
58 Hither Creek Thomas E. and Constance Drake 13.8 Warren's Landing
Cliff Road (Conservation Restriction and Fee Interest) Mr. & Mrs. Oswald Tupancy (title to this parcel was a bequest from Mr. Tupancy) 6.6 Cliff Road Area
60 Middle Moors Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Richardson, Jr. 19.1 Middle Moors
61 Middle Moors Tabitha T. Krauthoff in memory of her father, Paul N. Turner 323.4 Middle Moors
62 The Creeks George Barrett, Elizabeth Diotte, Priscilla C. Mayhew, Henry Coleman, and Rozelle Jones 2.0 The Creeks
63 Head of the Plains Dr. Neal Nathanson and Dr. Constance A. Nathanson 11.5 Head of the Plains
64 Brant Point Theodore L. Cross 0.3 Town
65 Shawkemo Mr. & Mrs. Stewart MacDougall 3.8 Shawkemo
66 Trot's Hills Mrs. Richard Wengren 5.1 Trot's Hills
67 Orange Street Mr. & Mrs. Edward E. Backus, Sr. 0.1 Town
68 The Creeks Richard S. Lovelace, Clarence S. Lovelace, and Caroline L. Brown 5.8 The Creeks
69 Milestone Road Nantucket Beach Properties, Inc. 7.8 Tom Nevers
70 Milestone Road (Conservation Restriction) Nantucket Beach Properties, Inc. 1.9 Tom Nevers
71 Middle Moors Mrs. Burr P. Wilson 6.8 Middle Moors
72 Pocomo Meadows & Medouie Marsh (Conservation Restriction and Fee Interest) Theodore L. Cross, E. William Henry, Mr. & Mrs. John P. Horgan, Mr. & Mrs. Arnold H. Vollmer, Mr. & Mrs. Christopher M. Weld, John R. Wierdsma, Eulie H. Wierdsma, Mr. & Mrs. Daniel R. Childs, A. Bliss McCrum, Jr. and Mr. & Mrs. Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. (undivided 73% interest) 189.0 Medouie Creek
73 Quidnet Road Dr. Edward B. Swain and Nancy M. Swain (undivided 10% interest) 12.8 Squam
75 Madaket Road B.F.D. Runk 1.0 Madaket Road
76 Coatue Elizabeth Sharp de Sieyes in memory of Benjamin Karl Sharp; Mr. Randolph Sharp (undivided 77% interest) 12.6 Coatue
77 Coatue Mr. & Mrs. Alexander M. Craig, Jr. and Amy Ann C. Doran 30.0 Coatue
78 Medouie Marsh Theodore L. Cross 8.7 Medouie Creek
79 Quaise Mr. & Mrs. C. Harold Taylor 10.0 Quaise
80 Squam Swamp Walter H. Sangree and Mary L. Sangree (gift of undivided 30% interest with remaining title purchased by NCF) 29.8 Squam
81 Cisco Charles A. Ernst, Jr., Russel J. Fosbinder, and Louise Ernst Glass 3.7 Smooth Hummocks
82 Pest House Pond Mrs. I. H. Burnside 1.0 Shimmo
83 Head of the Plains Robert B. Clark 4.5 Head of the Plains
84 Head of the Plains Robert B. Clark and Steven K. Herlitz 22.9 Head of the Plains
85 Tom Nevers Ann B. Oliver 3.5 Tom Nevers
86 Medouie Marsh Theodore B. Cross 4.2 Medouie Creek
87 Tom Nevers Caroline B. Pauley, Peter S. Pauley, H. Williamson Ghriskey, Jackson S. Bond, and Dr. James W. Wall 43.7 Tom Nevers
88 Tom Nevers Purchased by NCF and gifts of Lucy Fowlkes Breed and Mr. & Mrs. Allen P. Mills 67.9 Tom Nevers
89 Head of the Plains Theodore L. Cross 16.0 Head of the Plains
90 Madequecham Valley Purchased by NCF 67.2 South Pasture
91 Larsen Park The Larsen Fund 0.1 Siasconset
92 Long Pond The Rev. John U. Harris 3.1 Head of the Plains
93 Head of the Plains Robert B. Clark 23.0 Head of the Plains
94 Cliff Road Oswald A. Tupancy 4.5 Cliff Road Area
95 Shawkemo Jonathan Z. Larsen and Katherine W. Larsen 9.9 Shawkemo
96 Tom Nevers Mr. & Mrs. Sherwood W. Smith 18.1 Tom Nevers
97 Shawkemo Amos B. Hostetter, Jr. 13.7 Shawkemo
98 Low Beach/Tom Nevers/Head of the Plains Ann B. Oliver 10.7 Tom Nevers
99 Pocomo Merlin E. Nelson 8.3 Pocomo
100 Warren's Landing Mr. & Mrs. Frederick W. Haffenreffer 8.6 Warren's Landing
101 Quaise Mr. & Mrs. C. Harold Taylor 7.2 Quaise
102 Windswept Cranberry Bog A purchase by NCF made possible in part by a bequest from Eleanor Ham 205.6 Windswept Cranberry Bog
103 Polpis Road Mrs. Wayne F. Holmes 8.0 Windswept Cranberry Bog
104 Pocomo Road Mr. & Mrs. Donald H. Robinson 12.2 Pocomo
105 Larsen-Sanford Center Purchased by NCF 1.1 Cliff Road Area
106 Coatue Bequest of Laurence K. Marshall 16.7 Coatue
107 Monomoy John L. Lyman 4.9 Shimmo
108 Cisco Elizabeth Lloyd Carter, Anne R. Ferguson, Janet R. McIntyre, Katherine W. Petrie, H. Ward Reighley, and William A. Wiedersheim 2.8 Smooth Hummocks
109 Head of the Plains Robert B. Clark 13.9 Head of the Plains
110 Tom Nevers Mr. & Mrs. William B. Coolidge 0.2 Tom Nevers
111 Coatue Mr. & Mrs. Bernard D. Grossman 10.0 Coatue
112 Cliff Road/The Tupancy Links Mr. & Mrs. Oswald A. Tupancy 62.2 Cliff Road Area
113 Sturgis Pines Barbara Beinecke 10.0 Sturgis Pines
114 Head of the Plains Mr. & Mrs. Frank H. Low 7.5 Head of the Plains
115 Shimmo Charles J. Webb II 2.4 Shimmo
116 Head of the Plains Theodore L. Cross 18.7 Head of the Plains
117 Madequecham Valley Janet R. McIntyre, H. Ward Reighley, Ann R. Ferguson, Barbara A. Ferguson, Elizabeth R. Ferguson, and G. Neil Ferguson 164.7 South Pasture
118 Miacomet Walter Beinecke, Jr. Family (with the consent on the donors, this 7.5 acre property was conveyed to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank Commission)
119 Shawkemo Louise S. Lehrman 7.3 Shawkemo
120 Madaket Road Purchased by NCF 36.9 Madaket Road
121 Madequecham Valley Purchased by NCF 91.7 South Pasture
122 Polpis Harbor Medouie Creek Association 1.4 Medouie Creek
123 Madaket Mr. & Mrs. Ralph L. Murray 0.2 Smith Point
124 Warren's Landing Purchased by NCF 0.6 Warren's Landing
126 Head of the Plains Theodore L. Cross 14.9 Head of the Plains
127 Polpis Road Mr. & Mrs. Donald R. F. Harleman 1.2 Shawkemo
128 Head of the Plains Robert S. Landauer, Jr. 2.1 Head of the Plains
129 Eel Point Mr. & Mrs. Ridley Watts, Jr. 2.3 Eel Point
130 Shawkemo Bequests of Dorothy Rawson and Marion Rawson with the gift of a life estate by Edward Rawson 6.7 Shawkemo
131 Shawkemo Jonathan Z. Larsen, Katherine W. Larsen, Amos B. Hostetter, Jr., and Mr. & Mrs. John F. Gifford 3.8 Shawkemo
132 Madaket Mr. & Mrs. Franklin Bartlett 0.5 Smith Point
133 Windswept Cranberry Bog James H. Evans 16.8 Windswept Cranberry Bog
134 Coatue Amy Ann C. Doran 6.8 Coatue
135 Squam Swamp Purchased by NCF with special support from the residents of Wauwinet, Squam, and Pocomo 291.7 Squam
136 Madaket Road James G. Robinson 24.1 Madaket Road
137 Milestone Road Howard M. Jelleme, Lydle L. Rickard, John J. Shugrue, and Richard S. Sylvia 3.2 Milestone Road
138 Saul's Hills Purchased by NCF 3.0 Middle Moors
139 Middle Moors Leeds Mitchell, Jr. 4.4 Middle Moors
140 Windswept Cranberry Bog Day Family Trust 7.6 Windswept Cranberry Bog
141 Ram Pasture Norwood Farm Trust 18.1 Sanford Farm & Ram Pasture
142 Middle Moors A purchase by NCF made possible by a gift from Mrs. Alfred S. Mills given in loving memory of her husband 31.6 Middle Moors
143 Hither Creek Thomas E. Drake 11.2 Warren's Landing
144 Middle Moors Open Land Fund, Inc.  Middle Moors
145 Pocomo Road Mr. & Mrs. E. V. Huggins 3.1 Pocomo
146 Madaket Road/The Sanford Farm Purchased by NCF 133.5 Sanford Farm & Ram Pasture
147 Coatue Mr. & Mrs. Richard F. Kozar 0.1 Coatue
148 Head of Hummock Pond Mr. & Mrs. David Halberstam 1.8 Sanford Farm & Ram Pasture
149 Shawkemo E. Elaine Gifford, John F. Gifford, Amos B. Hostetter, Jr., and Jonathan Z. Larsen 1.8 Shawkemo
150 Middle Moors Lester R. Giegerich, Marsha G. Torkelson, and Brenda K. Giegerich 17.5 Middle Moors
151 Middle Moors Margaret Z. Larsen 2.8 Middle Moors
152 Squam Mr. & Mrs. Albin C. Koch 4.6 Squam
153 Coatue Purchased by NCF 18.4 Middle Moors
154 Altar Rock Purchased by NCF 18.4 Middle Moors
155 Smooth Hummocks E. Garret Bewkes, Jr. 1.9 Smooth Hummocks
156 Middle Moors Purchased by NCF and gifts of Tabitha T. Krauthoff and Louis C. Krauthoff II 861.2 Middle Moors
157 Grove Lane Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Hallowell, Jr. 2.2 Cliff Road Area
158 Middle Moors Purchased by NCF 269.0 Middle Moors
159 Wauwinet Gatehouse Stephen A. Lindsay and Peter B. Seaman 0.2 Wauwinet
160 Coatue Amy Ann C. Doran 8.3 Coatue
161 Middle Moors Purchased by NCF Middle Moors
162 Middle Moors A purchase by NCF made possible in part by a bequest from Scott Maclain 34.0 Middle Moors
163 Squam Swamp Purchased by NCF 7.5 Squam
164 Windswept Cranberry Bog Bargain sale from Rosemary Hall Evans 3.2 Windswept Cranberry Bog
165 Shawkemo Mr. & Mrs. John F. Gifford 16.8 Shawkemo
166 Milestone Road Nantucket Beach Properties, Inc. 11.7 Tom Nevers
167 Toupchue Valley Purchased by NCF 9.0 South Pasture
168 Coatue Mrs. Denny Doran and Mrs. Jamie Cleary 2.8 Coatue
169 Quaise Purchased by NCF and a gift of Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Jay 13.8 Quaise
170 Washing Pond Road (Conservation Restriction) Estate of Oswald A. Tupancy Cliff Road Area
171 Middle Moors Mr. & Mrs. Lester R. Giegerich, Marsha G. Torkelson, and Brenda K. Giegerich 17.7 Middle Moors
172 Middle Moors Mr. & Mrs. Lester R. Giegerich, Marsha G. Torkelson, and Brenda K. Giegerich 3.5 Middle Moors
173 South Pasture Rachel L. Mellon 60.0 South Pasture
174 The Haulover Purchased by NCF and gifts of Linda T. Sziklas and Lisa W. Sziklas 104.2 The Haulover
175 Head of the Plains Purchased by NCF 12.0 Head of the Plains
176 Squam Swamp Purchased by NCF 6.5 Squam
177 Warren's Landing A memorial to Rosemarie Dileo Landauer from her family 8.2 Warren's Landing
178 North Pasture Lane Richard A. Beckwith, Richard W. Herbst, and Robert E. Mercer 0.7 Middle Moors
180 Polpis Road/Leedsmoor Leeds Mitchell, Jr. and Juliet W. Bischoff 16.8 Leedsmoor
181 Middle Moors Purchased by NCF and a gift of Conantum Trust 35.5 Middle Moors
182 Madaket Road Purchased by NCF 16.3 Madaket Road
183 Polpis Road Purchased by NCF 3.9 Middle Moors
184 Shawkemo Jonathan Z. Larsen 4.7 Shawkemo
185 Polpis Road Purchased by NCF 7.0 Middle Moors
186 Ram's Head Purchased by NCF 12.3 Sanford Farm & Ram Pasture
187 South Pasture Purchased by NCF 26.0 South Pasture
188 Squam Farm (Conservation Restriction) Gloria J. Grimshaw (this 9.4 acre property is included in No. 202) Squam
189 Anonymous gift subject to reserved life estates 4.2 Squam
190 Smooth Hummocks Bequest of Leila Laughlin McKnight 20.1 Smooth Hummocks
191 Middle Moors Maria Mitchell Association 8.9 Middle Moors
192 Polpis Road Purchased by NCF 3.1 Polpis Polpis
193 Coatue Purchased by NCF 0.8 Coatue
194 Squam Mr. and Mrs. Alban C. Koch 5.9 Squam
195 Trots Hills Purchased by NCF 1.9 Trots Hills
196 Coatue Purchased by NCF with the special cooperation & kindness of George E. Andrews, Barbara P. Andrews and Edith F. Andrews 10.6 Coatue
197 Shawkemo Mr. and Mrs. John H. Davis 30.3 Shawkemo
198 Milestone Road Purchased by NCF with funds received from the Nantucket Green Fund, the estate of Esther U. Gibbs, the Nantucket Garden Club, the Nantucket High School Class of 1998, the Allegheny Foundation and an anonymous island resident 3.4 Milestone
199 Andrews Long Waters Purchased by NCF in partnership with the Nantucket Land Council, Inc.;made possible in part by a grant from the Jane Carlee Charitable Trust 12.5 Squam
200 Tom Nevers Jeffrey Kaschuluk 20.8 Tom Nevers
201 North Avenue Mr. and Mrs. Carl S. Gewirz 0.4
202 Squam Farm Purchased by NCF; includes the fee interest in the restricted property listed as No. 188 50.2 Squam
203 Tom Nevers Bequest of Susan H. Timken; an additional 7.9 acres were received and, with the consent of the estate, conveyed to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank 31.3 Tom Nevers
204 Squam Farm Nantucket Land Council, Inc. 0.5 Squam
205 Tom Nevers Sandpiper Close Real Estate Trust (with the consent of the donors, this 30.1 acres property was conveyed to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank in 2005) Tom Nevers
206 Moor End Farm (Agricultural Preservation Restriction) Purchased by the NCF; the fee was purchased by the Nantucket Islands Land Bank with assistance from NCF (no access) 12.9 Shawkemo
207 Gosnold Road Purchased by NCF 1.1 Cliff
208 Squam Farm Nantucket Land Council, Inc. 90.3 Squam
209 Squam Farm Purchased by NCF from the Nantucket Land Council, Inc. 17.0 Squam
210 University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station Purchased by NCF 110.0 Polpis
211 Polpis Road Purchased by NCF and a gift from the Norwood Farm Trust 13.2 Polpis
212 South Pasture Rachel L. Mellon 47.3 Madequecham
213 Norwood Farm Purchased by NCF 131 Middle Moors
214 Norwood Farm (additional parcel) Purchased by NCF 12.5 Middle Moors