This is the house of William Martin, the first African-American whaling captain on Martha's Vineyard. You can read more about Captain Martin in the article about him, by clicking on his name, on the left.

 

 

This is the grave of Capt. Martin. This is the only grave in the graveyard that is facing awy form the sea. There are many treories that try to explain why the grave is Facing the other way, but no-one really knows for sure why.

This is the graveyard in which Capt. Martin is buried.

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