140 Years at Sea: The Oceanic Hotel on Star Island
Friday, February 26, 2016, 04:00pm - 05:00pm
Investigate the rich history behind one of the few remaining grand Victorian era hotels, the Oceanic Hotel on Star Island. Built in 1876 by John Poor of the famous Boston “Stickney & Poor’s Mustard and Spice Emporium,” the Oceanic has hosted guests from around the world for 140 years. The historic hotel was named to the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance’s Seven to Save list in 2015. Join Isles of Shoals historian and former president of the Isles of Shoals Historical and Research Association, Ann Beattie, who will present the intriguing story of this beloved nineteenth century New Hampshire treasure through a series of fascinating images.
Seating is limited. Please register at https://starisland.thankyou4caring.org/140-years-at-sea
Location - Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH
Contact - https://starisland.thankyou4caring.org/140-years-at-sea