ISHRA is pleased to announce — thanks to Zoom videoconferencing — that this year’s ISHRA Winter Social will be as close as your own computer or smartphone!
Please click on the link below to register now and reserve your place to gather online with your ISHRA friends just 4 days from today, on Sunday, January 31, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
At the Winter Social, we look forward to hearing from two wonderful guest speakers: Star Island CEO Joe Watts, who will speak about Star, and Kim Sanborn, Director of the Kittery Historical and Naval Museum, who will speak about Kittery’s Grand Hotels from the turn of the 20th century. You won’t want to miss it!
Please go to https://bit.ly/ishrasocial today to register and reserve your place online! We look forward to seeing you on January 31.
Best regards from the ISHRA Board
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Star Island (and therefore all ISHRA events that would otherwise be hosted at the shoals) are closed/will not be opened in 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience and wish our community a safe summer as we all try to navigate through these unprecedented times.
When: June 20 (Saturday) at 2:30 PM to June 24 (Wednesday) at 11:45 AM, 2020
Where: Star Island, Isles of Shoals
Description: Ellen Koenig and Gretchen Gudefin will chair the conference. The conference subject will be: “Telling Our Stories, Finding Ourselves: As ISHRA historians, we study the past – but what will future historians be able to learn about us? We all have a story to tell. This June, we will be looking at our own personal histories from how to research our ancestors to how to tell our stories and preserve them for future generations.”
When: November 13, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Portsmouth Public Library (Levenson Room) at 175 Parrott Avenue in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Description: Dick Chase will present the story of the Star Island Solar Array.
When: January 26, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (rain date of February 2, 2020)
Where: Kittery Point Congregational Church at 23 Pepperrell Road in Kittery Point, Maine
Description: Socialize one and all, bring a potluck entree to share and or items for the silent auction.
When: April 10th (Wednesday) from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Levinson Room of the Portsmouth Public Library 175 Parrott Ave Portsmouth, NH 03801
Speaker: Marie Nickerson (the steward of Celia Thaxton’s Garden on Appledore)