Posts Categorized: History

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… Read more >

History comes alive on Star Island

Ann Beattie knows a good story when she hears one, and historic Star Island is filled with them. From famous American authors to shipwrecks, ghosts and murder, the Isles of Shoals spins a fascinating yarn. Hear her tell of how this island off the coast of New Hampshire has captured her imagination and spirit. Ann… Read more >