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History

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 >

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Historic Star Conference explores Shoals’ sordid history

Investigate mystery and mayhem on the Isles of Shoals this summer and attend the Historic Star Conference on Star Island from Saturday, August 25 to Saturday, September 1. The Historic Star Conference will help you determine the truth behind stories of pirates, treasure, ghosts and murder just 10 miles off the coast of Maine and… Read more >

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AAA magazine writer goes on a Smuttynose ghost hunt

The Isles of Shoals’ spooky and macabre history slashed out by the brutal murders of two women in 1873 continues to fascinate and chill visitors today with reported ghost sightings and mystery surrounding just what exactly happened on that night nearly 140 years ago. The March/April issue of AAA’s Northern New England Journey magazine is… Read more >

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Announcing new Historic Star Conference for 2011!

Historic Star Conference – Fashioning Travel Memories August 27 to Friday, September 2, 2011. This conference is for those interested in exploring travel memories from visitors to the Isles of Shoals in bygone centuries and in creatively legal order cialis online preserving their own memories of their time on enchanting Star Island through scrapbook images… Read more >

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Star Island Melodies

Andy Bowen, long-time Shoaler, has brought back Star Island Melodies, a beloved songbook known to many who were on Star Island when Fred McGill was about. Andy has many fond memories of Star Island in the mid-1950s and the song book, given to him by Fred McGill, has been an important resource for Andy ever… Read more >