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Ninety years at the Isles of Shoals.

Oscar Laighton

Ninety years at the Isles of Shoals.

by Oscar Laighton

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.)
    • Subjects:
    • Thaxter, Celia 1835-1894 -- Homes and haunts -- Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.),
    • Poets, American -- Homes and haunts -- Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.),
    • Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF42.I8 L2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination154 p.
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6773669M
      LC Control Number32011432
      OCLC/WorldCa860238

      In , the Isles of Shoals Summer Meeting Association bought the hotel and the island, forming the nonprofit Star Island Corporation. Though the island maintains close ties to the Unitarian church, the many conferences still held each year are based around a variety of family, youth, and individual themes, including faith, music, art, yoga. The Isles of Shoals, nine rocky isles six miles off the New Hampshire and Maine coast, were announced to the Western world in by Capt. John Smith, of Pocahontas fame. No one lives year-round at the Shoals any more — there’s White Island Light, the Oceanic Hotel where the Unitarian conferences are held, a few summer houses, and the.

        There is no end of Oscar Laighton anecdotes, thanks to his memoir “Ninety Years on the Isles of Shoals.” He hung out with the greatest writers, musicians and artists of Author: J. Dennis Robinson. According to Oscar's memoir Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals, Mr. Poor was captivated by the burgeoning tourist business at the Appledore Hotel. Poor asked Oscar and his brother Cedric (Thomas Laighton had died in ) if he could purchase Smuttynose Island.

      Massachusetts novelist Anita Shreve first "discovered" the Isles of Shoals while sailing off coastal New England in the s. “We were lost in the fog" she recalls, "and in that dramatic way that fog lifts, all of a sudden there they were.". Celia's brother Oscar also reprints the poem in his biography "Ninety Years on the Isles of Shoals" (). He sticks to his sister's version, but counts 16 Spaniards, three of whom survived a short while in the night, he says. But beloved historian Lyman Ruttledge waxes eloquent in "The Isles of Shoals in Legend and Lore" ().


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Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or Seller Rating: % positive. I came upon the original headed for the trash at a relative's house and researched it off and on over ten years.

All pages had a unique inscription. The contributors were all part of Celia Thaxter's Isles of Shoals arts' salon off the coast of Maine during the Victorian heyday in arts.4/5. His new monograph MYSTERY ON THE ISLES I am a recent resident of the area and have been following Mr.

Robinson’s “history” column in the Portsmouth Herald since my arrival. These articles and the book STRAWBERY BANKE: A SEAPORT MUSEUM YEARS IN THE MAKING also written by Mr.

Robinson have educated me and sparked my interest in the rich /5. National Data Buoy Center - Recent observations from C-MAN station IOSN3 (N W) - Isle of Shoals, NH. The Isles of Shoals are a group of small islands and tidal ledges situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) off the east coast of the United States, straddling the border of the states of Maine and New Hampshire.

They have been occupied for more than years, first by fishing communities and more recently as the site of private homes, a large seasonal hotel and a marine research on: Gulf of Maine, Atlantic Ocean. Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals.

Beacon Press, Portsmouth, NH: The Star Island Corporation, – Resort-era reminisces from Uncle Oscar, Celia Thaxter’s brother – Available at the Star Island Bookstore or from the Star Island Corp. Vaughan Mall. Louis H. Wagner (also spelled Lewis Wagner; died J ) was a German-born fisherman who arrived in the United States around Eight years later he was accused of the axe murders of two Norwegian women, Anethe Matea Christensen and Karen Christensen, on Smuttynose Island in the Isles of Shoals of Maine and New convicted of the March 6,crime, he was Born: Germany.

" Signed by the author - Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals by Oscar Laighton. Published by The Beacon Press, Published by The Beacon Press, Designed by Grant Richie. The Isles of Shoals consists of a group of small islands off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire, including Smuttynose Island.

At the time of the murders, John and Maren Hontvet, a married couple who moved from Norway inand the family members who had been staying with the Hontvets, were the only inhabitants of : Sarah Mangiola.

As with his sister’s book, Oscar Laighton’s Ninety Years on the Isles of Shoals includes a map of the island chain. This version neglects artistic details, but includes human adaptations to the local geography, such as the town line boundaries (on the existing line between Maine and New Hampshire) as well as the breakwaters between Cedar Island and Star/Smuttynose Islands.

Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals. Boston, Boston, Also 2nd copy, bound in green suede and inscribed: “Greetings from Oscar Laighton”; frontispiece signed by the author. A few times a year the lighthouse inspector would come, bringing oil for the lamps and other supplies, sometimes including a barrel of pork.

Celia's brother, Oscar Laighton, wrote about his childhood on White Island in his book, Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals: Many people have said, 'You must have been very lonely at the Light.'. These and other facts of record can be found in Mystery on the Isles of Shoals: Closing the Case on the Smuttynose Ax Murders of Book by J.

Dennis Robinson, an in depth investigation into the available records of the Smutty Nose Murders and a comprehensive history of Portsmouth, The Shoals and the surrounding area. Reply. Took a cruise to the Shoals and learned the history surrounding the Isles.

Great trip to a beautiful group of Islands off the coast of NH. Do the full day trip to Star Island and take the walk with the docents - lots of history and you'll wonder where all the time went/5().The Isles of Shoals are a group of nine rocky islands seven miles off the coast of, five of which "belong" to NH.

These five islands (Star, White, Seavey, Lunging, and Square Rock) comprise the IBA, although ecologically the Maine Islands (Duck, Appledore, Cedar, and Smuttynose) should be considered as well.Cold Water Crossing: An Account of the Murders at the Isles of Shoals Paperback – Ma It was fun getting all the details on the story I have heard for years.

Great if you enjoy local history, or if you vacation in the area. This is one of the great, real life murder mysteries/5(63).