Isles of Shoals Historical and Research Association (ISHRA): Through the Lens of History – A Photographic Look at the Isles of Shoals

June 23, 2018 to June 27, 2018

Vintage photos from yesteryear help us to understand the people and places that make Star Island so meaningful. Journey with us over the past hundred years through a treasure trove of authentic photos to better understand those images that capture magical moments of Star Island’s past. We will hear from the authors of the Images of America books “ Star Island” and the “Isles of Shoals” who will help us to relive the history of the places around us. Come and try a stereopticon view of the Shoals. Create keepsake photos as we hear from experts on ways to create our own cherished memories with tintypes, Join renowned Star Island photography experts who will share their tips about their favorite spots on the island and help us all to see our beloved island in a whole new way.

Program Fee

$100 per person

Room & Board Rates

These rates include lodging, meals, and ferry transportation.

ISHRA Standard Shared Standard Single Motel Shared Motel Single
Adult 18+ $582 $777 $708 $1,067

Ferry Schedule

Saturday, June 23
Departure: Portsmouth 2:25 p.m.
Arrival: Star Island 3:25 p.m
Wednesday, June 27
Departure: Star Island 11:45 a.m.
Arrival: Portsmouth 1:00 p.m.


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