Vineyard Gazette
This religious encampment has become an Institution, there is nothing like it in this country, and it is greatly increasing from year to year.
Camp Meeting History
Camp Ground


Lorna Welch filed a complaint in Dukes County Superior Court last week asking a judge to order David C. Murphy to pay for her medical care for injuries she suffered when he allegedly drove his car through the Camp Ground.

Police arrested a man on drunken driving charges this weekend after he allegedly drove through a pedestrian-only neighborhood in the Camp Ground, damaging porches of two iconic Oak Bluffs gingerbread cottages and other property.

A Michigan State University researcher is working to uncover the history of the old tabernacle and religious community that made a home in 19th century East Chop, then known as the Highlands.

On Wednesday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., six Camp Ground homes will be open to the public for touring.

On Saturday, July 29, the Oak Bluffs Library hosts an artist reception for Dorothy Burnham who turned 108 years old this year. Most summer days, Ms. Burnham can be found on her Camp Ground porch chatting with her neighbors.


In the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder last summer, the Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association decided to look into its history, forming a social justice, diversity and inclusion task force.