Thomas Dresser's new book, A Travel History of Martha's Vineyard: From Canoes and Horses to Steamships and Trolleys, describes how people moved about the Vineyard over the years.
The horse-drawn trolley segued into the electric street-car. The railroad transported tourists from Cottage City to Edgartown. The first Island automobile arrived as the train left; the first airplane landed as trolley service ended.
Wednesday, June 12 at 1:00pm
The Anchors/Edgartown Council on Aging
10 Daggett Street, Edgartown, MA 02539