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how did martha's vineyard get its name

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According to an unofficial history of the island from the Vineyard Gazette, Martha's Vineyard was named in 1602 by an English explorer named Bartholomew Gosnold. He founded a nearby colonial settlement just across the Vineyard Sound on the island of Cuttyhunk. So why did Gosnold go with "Martha's Vineyard"? Well, aside from knowing "Bartholomew's Vineyard" wasn't as catchy, it was probably because he had an infant daughter named Martha, and the island was covered with wild grapes at the time.

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