2 edition of Lady-ghost of the Isles of Shoals found in the catalog.
Lady-ghost of the Isles of Shoals
Paul Peter Jesep
by Seacoast Publications of New England in Portsmouth, N.H. (2800A Lafayette Rd., Suite 165, Portsmouth 03801)
Written in English
|Statement||text by Paul Peter Jesep ; with illustrations by John Bowdren.|
|Contributions||Bowdren, John, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.J55315 Lad 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||13 p. :|
|Number of Pages||13|
|LC Control Number||91068204|
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. Thaxter's family owned Smuttynose Island and was renting the Brand: Skyhorse. Anita Shreve set to return to the Isles of Shoals for Literary Festival. Celebrated author Anita Shreve said she feels that she owes the Isles of Shoals her allegiance, because 15 years after the publication of her best-selling novel “The Weight of Water,” which is set there, the islands still resonate with her. Shreve will be.
The Isles of Shoals are one of New Hampshire’s popular attractions. Located in the gulf of Maine stretching across to New Hampshire, there are eighteen reported islands, although nine are considered the primary for the area established in His many books promoting the Shoals, include Ten Miles Out (), an excellent guide book, and The Isles of Shoals in Lore and Legend (). (The Portsmouth Athenaeum also owns the omnibus edition of Lore and Legend in its original seven volume form).
Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals by Laighton, Oscar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at CELIA LAIGHTON THAXTER(–) was one of the most popular poets of the late nineteenth century and a leading literary figure who counted among her friends such writers as John Greenleaf Whittier, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. She is best remembered today for her non-fiction books An Island Garden and Among the Isles of : River Run Select.
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Visiting Celia Thaxter on Appledore Island, 2 young children, Jim & Mary, learn from her some of the folklore of the Isles of Shoals. On the way there, Jim's cat ran off on Smuttynose Island, which is said to be haunted by Lady-Ghost, wife of the pirate Blackbeard.
Returning to Smuttynose, Jim meets Lady-Ghost who shows him where to find his cat. The ghost of the wife is usually called “Lady-Ghost” and she was the subject of a children’s novel, Lady-Ghost of the Isles of Shoals.
She’s sometimes seen as a milky figure, but more often heard whispering, “He will return.” (She’s also reported on Smuttynose Island.). Young and old will have a ghostly time reading this richly illustrated story as they travel to the Isles of Shoals and meet the ghost of Black Beard's wife, Lady-Ghost.
This enchanting story introduces children to some of the fabulous folklore of New England while underscoring the importance of faith, friendship and persistence.
Lady-Ghost Of The Isles Of Shoals Josep, Paul Peter & John Bowdren (Seacoast Publications of New England, ) Visiting Celia Thaxter on Appledore Island, 2 young children, Jim & Mary, learn from her some of the folklore of the Isles of Shoals.
His latest book, MYSTERY ON THE ISLES OF SHOALS, is a thrilling nonfiction study of the infamous ax He writes from a hideaway office in historic Portsmouth, NH near the swirling Piscataqua River/5. Alexandra de Steiguer’s remarkable landscapes are born of her seasonal work as a caretaker in the Isles of Shoals By Robert Pushkar Globe Correspondent, October Author: Robert Pushkar.
Hollow Hill summarizes many of the Isles of Shoals stories. The Isles of Shoals Association adds a fair amount of ghost lore in their Early Star Island History page. Some ghost stories including Beebee girls and photos of Beebee cemetery. The Isles of Shoals in Lore and Legend, by Lyman V.
Rutledge. Enjoy our expertly narrated Isles of Shoals and Portsmouth Harbor Tour with the added bonus of a guided walking tour on Star Island. You'll hear the fascinating history and lore of Portsmouth Harbor as we navigate 10 miles of river and ocean out to Star Island, one of the first footholds for settlement in the new world.
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 the late 19th century/5.
among the isles of shoals. IN a series of papers published not many years ago, Herman Melville made the world acquainted with the "Encantadas," or Enchanted Islands, which he describes as lying directly under the equator, off the coast of South America, and of which he says: "It is to be doubted whether any spot of earth can, in desolateness.
Smith landed on the Isles of Shoals, the setting for this intriguing story by Associate Babb. The Isles are now divided by a line between Maine and New Hampshire. Appledore Island, where Phillip Babb resided, is now in Maine. Many Indian names on Smith's original drawing were changed by Prince Charles before.
Inthe 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.
"Celia Laighton Thaxter () was born in Portsmouth, NH. When she was four, her father became the lighthouse keeper on White Island in the Isles of Shoals. After resigning his post eight years later, he built a resort hotel on Appledore Island in Maine.
The first of its kind on the New England coast, the hotel became a gathering place for writers and artists during the latter 5/5(2). Small artifacts can tell big stories.
History on the Isles of Shoals runs deep and a new book and exhibition tracks the recent discoveries by archaeologists who have found secrets "Under the Isles. Since opening inLake of Isles has consistently been ranked as one of the top golf facilities in the country.
The Rees Jones designed layout gives guests the ultimate golf experience. Guests will enjoy the challenging North Course which features rolling terrain, island greens and tees and extraordinary views from every ted: 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.
The Isles have a long history. John Smith (of Pocahontas fame) arrived inand not-so-modestly named them “Smyth’s Isles.” The Isles became a busy commercial fishing port, and in time the name changed to the Isles of Shoals as a nod to “shoaling” – the schooling of fish.
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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().
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