Posts Tagged: history

Star Island Corporation

Star Island Receives $25k Grant for Thaxter Museum

On September 15, Star Island received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to strengthen the care of artifacts in the Celia Thaxter Museum located on Star Island, one of the Isles of Shoals. This $24,990 grant from the IMLS’s Museums for America program will bolster the facilities and staffing needed to… Read more >

History

A Century of Dining at the Oceanic Hotel

by Lois Williams, All Star 1 Conferee There’s more to Star Island’s Dining Room upgrade than effective sound-proofing measures! It’s now an elegant, summery room with crisp white curtains, pale yellow walls and bright white woodwork. New are black-framed-and-white-matted photocopies of items of Shoals memorabilia related to food and drink at the Oceanic a century… Read more >

Events

Schedule Released for June 27th Ribbon Cutting Event

Saturday, June 27th marks the kick-off of our centennial year celebrations with a festive day on Star Island. Here’s the schedule of events! If you are interested in joining us for the day, please purchase a day visitor ticket aboard the M/V Thomas Laighton by clicking here. This special day for Star Island is a… Read more >