Historic New England excursion set for Aug. 8

The Isles of Shoals have long captured the imaginations of New Englanders. From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on August 8, spend the day with Historic New England discovering the fascinating history of these islands. Start with a boat ride through Portsmouth Harbor before journeying eight miles out to Star Island for a historic walking tour and lunch at the Oceanic Hotel. You’ll also have time to explore the island on your own. Lunch and boat transportation to and from Star Island are included.

Price is $60 for Historic New England and Star Island Corporation members; $70 for non-members. Registration required.

For more information and to register, call (603) 436-3205 or visit