Vintage photos from yesteryear help us to understand the people and places that make Star Island so meaningful. Journey with us over the past hundred years through a treasure trove of authentic photos to better understand those images that capture magical moments of Star Island’s past. We will hear from the authors of the Images of America books “ Star Island” and the “Isles of Shoals” who will help us to relive the history of the places around us. Come and try a stereopticon view of the Shoals. Create keepsake photos as we hear from experts on ways to create our own cherished memories with tintypes, Join renowned Star Island photography experts who will share their tips about their favorite spots on the island and help us all to see our beloved island in a whole new way.
Fishing drew the earliest settlers to the Isles of Shoals—indeed, the very name of the islands may come from that era’s large schools of “shoals” of fish. Join us in tracing the history of fishing in the Shoals and New England from the 1600s to the challenges of today.