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The Isles of Shoals

The Isles of Shoals

an historical sketch.

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Published by Hurd and Houghton, The Riverside press in New York, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.)

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 14375)

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14375.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17547393M

      Famous Isles of Shoals murders revisited in new book. By GEOFF CUNNINGHAM Monday Jul 6, . The Isles of Shoals are ten miles off the coast of Portsmouth. On a clear day, you can see them from Rte. 1A between Hampton and Newcastle. Celia Thaxter’s house, Isles of Shoals. Of the 18 islands reported by early explorers, nine islands make up the famous (but tiny) Isles of Shoals.

    Buy Among the Isles of Shoals by Celia Thaxter online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 31 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ 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. (the basis for the book and movie “The Weight of Water”), and New Hampshire’s most famous poet of the 19th century, Celia Thaxter, was raised there, the daughter of.

      Celia Thaxter was already a popular poet when she began to publish the essays of Among the Isles of 0AB64A0. Published as a book in , Among the Isles of Shoals remained equally popular, printed not only in hardcover but also in a fifty-cent guidebook edition which was sold in railway stations%(). Isle of Shoals. likes. Philip C. Walsh’s intimate look at a world gone by, a world where a person's last name determined their destiny but not their ers:


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A popular and sometimes irreverent columnist and lecturer, he operates the award-winning website His latest book, MYSTERY ON THE ISLES OF SHOALS, is a thrilling nonfiction study of the infamous ax/5.

Thaxter grew up in the Isles of Shoals, first on White Island, where her father, Thomas Laighton, was a lighthouse keeper, and then on Smuttynose and Appledore Islands.

Her poems first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly and she became one of America's favorite authors in /5. "An outstanding book. I predict this will become the gold standard for works about the historic Isles of Shoals." —Jane E.

Vallier, author of Poet On Demand: The Life, Letters and Works of /5(). Cold Water Crossing: An Account of the Murders at the Isles of Shoals [Faxon, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Cold Water Crossing: An Account of the Murders at the Isles of Shoals/5(63). 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().

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. Title Isles of Shoals Contributor Names Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), Hooker, William,   To underline his point, Hopkins brushes a fragrant stack of wood shavings from his work bench, pulls down a book, and points to a passage by Isles of Shoals writer Celia Thaxter.

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Get your car from the Portsmouth International Airport area for an easy transition from the sky to the road. Let the friendly staff at Enterprise help you out. 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. "An outstanding book. I predict this will become the gold standard for works about the historic Isles of Shoals." —Jane E.

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Interesting recollections and musings about the author's ninety years on the Isles of Shoals. The islands span the border of New Hampshire and Maine. The author moved to them when he was 3 months old and his father took up a lighthouse keeper position. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.

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For those unfamiliar with the nine tiny islands, the adventure is just beginning as we join the young archaeologists UNDER THE ISLES OF SHOALS. This book includes over images plus five original illustrations by Bill Paarlberg. Co-designed by J. Dennis Robinson and Grace Peire for the Portsmouth Marine Society PressOversized paperback.

Early years and education. Celia Laighton was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Jbut the family moved soon after to the Isles of Shoals, first on White Island, where her father, Thomas Laighton, was a lighthouse keeper of the Isles of Shoals Light, and then on Smuttynose and Appledore gradual addition of summer visitors to the fishing Nationality: American.Tonight May 5 - May 6 Check prices in Isles of Shoals for tonight, May 5 - May 6 Tomorrow night May 6 - May 7 Check prices in Isles of Shoals for tomorrow night, May 6 - May 7 This weekend May 8 - May 10 Check prices in Isles of Shoals for this weekend, May 8 - May 10 Next weekend May 15 - May 17 Check prices in Isles of Shoals for next weekend.

Putting the Isles of Shoals on the Map Maps have long played interesting and important roles in the history of the Isles of Shoals. John Smith published a map with his book A Description of New England in that helped introduce the Isles to Europe and named the region “New England” for the first time.