Vineyard Gazette
The Cottagers Club, a charitable organization now well entrenched in its second active year, held its final meeting of the season at the home of Mrs.
The Cottagers
Dorothy West
On Aug. 26, 1869, the Oak Bluffs Land and Wharf Company, an energetic corporation which had bought up acres of the lovely woods and meadows and shore front stretches of what is now Oak Bluffs, sold one of those lots, 69 Pequot avenue, to Lydia B. Smith of New Bedford.
The Cottagers
Dorothy West
Oak Bluffs town hall
Historic buildings
James Kinsella
From their earliest days, they did good works, and had fun doing them. The first money they raised, from an informal series of summer square dances, went to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
The Cottagers

2022

Island women escaping homelessness have a powerful new ally in the Cottagers, Inc., the all-female philanthropic group based in Oak Bluffs.

2019

The 36th edition of the Cottagers’ annual house tour has something for everyone—something old, something new and something green.

2018

From the Cottager’s Corner columns in the July 1972 editions of the Vineyard Gazette by Dorothy West: The Cottagers are now in summer assembly. This diversified group of women, some older and maybe wiser than others, some younger and maybe more keen of heart, are again making an investment of their time and talents at Cottagers’ Corner on Pequot avenue in Oak Bluffs, the center of their commitments.

The Cottagers’ 35th Annual House Tour takes place on Thursday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2017

Who needs the History Channel when you’ve got the Cottagers’ 34th Annual House Tour? This year’s event takes place Thursday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2016

The Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes preached to a capacity crowd at Union Chapel during the Cottagers of Martha’s Vineyard’s 60th anniversary Sunday service. Her sermon instructed her audience to trust their own definition of wholesomeness.

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