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Star Island Receives $6k Grant from NEH

On December 14, Star Island received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to strengthen the care of artifacts in the Celia Thaxter Museum located on Star Island, one of the Isles of Shoals. This $6,000 grant from the NEH’s Preservation Assistance Grant program will go towards strengthening the facilities and staffing needed… Read more >

The Historian Loves Star Island

By Melissa Saggerer, Vaughn Cottage Curator Star Island is a ridiculously romantic place. Before I came out to work on Star a little over 10 years ago, I had never stepped on island before. I asked friends what to expect. A dear soul told me some basic things about the island, and then he got… Read more >

Star Gathering UCC 1 Button Contest

Star Gathering UCC 1 Family Conference is holding a button design contest for their 2013 nametags. Anyone of any age may participate in this contest. The deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 25. Submissions should be sent to in either a PDF or JPEG format. Click on the picture below for more details. Click… Read more >

Star Island 2013 Annual Meeting

Star Island is happy to announce that the Annual Meeting of Corporation Members will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the First Parish UU in Lexington, MA. This is going to be a great meeting! There will be interesting reports and presentations as well as an interactive church fair-style opportunity for members to… Read more >