Historic, classic, quirky, beloved Vineyard Preservation Trust’s iconic landmark properties are integral to the fabric of Martha’s Vineyard and include historic homes, churches, parks, galleries, commercial buildings, and gardens. These cultural icons and community resources embody the power of place and serve as the backdrop for island life. Read more below to discover the stories behind the walls.
Bucket List Landmarks
Visit our landmarks! Include a visit to The Carnegie Heritage Center and the Flying Horses Carousel as part of your exploration of Martha’s Vineyard.
Learn the history of the island through the lens of Vineyard Preservation Trust’s historic landmarks. Visit our robust Living Landmarks exhibit and take a walking tour of downtown Edgartown.
Catch the brass ring at the beloved Flying Horses Carousel. The oldest platform carousel in the Nation – the horses, arcade and concessions are a delight for kids of all ages!
Learn more about these landmarks’ history and how they serve you and the community of Martha’s Vineyard today.