Deaf History of Martha's Vineyard

Contact the library at 508-645-3360 or via email at to schedule an appointment to speak to a librarian about the deaf community. Please call the library at least a week in advance for planning purposes.


Click here to view Deaf Heritage on Martha's Vineyard - A Driving Tour.

Click here to visit the Martha's Vineyard Museum Home Learning webpage. Under "Curriculum", click "The Chilmark Deaf Community" to access a 29-page educational resource with a teaching guide, artifact display, writing activity worksheets, hands-on activity guides, and field trip guide.

Click here to view an hour-long captioned and interpreted video presented by the Chilmark Library and Martha's Vineyard Museum, about the Chilmark Deaf Community.

outside of deaf history brochure

inside of deaf history brochure