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Riding the historic Flying Horse Carousel in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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The Flying Horse Carousel in Oak Bluffs, built in 1876, is the oldest operating platform carousel in the world.

Watercraft docked in Oak Bluffs Marina
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The Hollywood blockbuster movie “Jaws” was filmed on Martha’s Vineyard.

A sunny day on Philbin Beach
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Martha’s Vineyard has historically been home to a thriving deaf community. The Island’s residents even pioneered their own distinct dialect of sign language, called Martha’s Vineyard Sign Language.

Photo: M. Bossman/Courtesy of MOTT