Posts Tagged: history

On the Island

Chapel Occupancy Level To Rise

This spring Star Island’s stone chapel will see two significant upgrades to its structure resulting in the occupancy level increasing to 91 people. These upgrades consist of installing a sprinkler system and new door to the structure built in 1800. The upgrades, while substantial, are designed to blend in with the historical structure. For example,… Read more >

Conference Updates

Historic Star to Meet Queen Victoria

Meet Queen Victoria on Star Island during the Historic Star Conference, taking place from August 24 to August 31 at the Isles of Shoals. As part of the living history programs offered, historian Sally Mummey will portray her royal highness in full regalia, drawing on the monarch’s letters and diaries for conversation. As participants explore… Read more >

Conference Updates

Historic Star Flyers Released

Visit Queen Victoria this summer on Star Island during the Historic Star Conference! Program leaders for HSC, taking place from Saturday, August 24 to Saturday, August 31, recently released a flyer with upcoming highlights for this year’s gathering. Beyond the royal visit, guests will delve into the Victorian era on the Isles of Shoals and… 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 >

Conference Updates

Save 30% on Historic Star: Mystery and Mayhem

Star Island offers discount for 7-Day Historic Star Conference Star Island Corporation is pleased to announce a 30% discount on room and board for the 7-night Historic Star Conference on the Isles of Shoals from Saturday, August 25 to Saturday, September 1. This 7-night event will entertain people with speakers, workshops, and activities focused on… Read more >