Poet, Essayist and Independent Woman
Image: Celia Thaxter at different stages of her life
Credit: Seacoast New Hampshire
Known as the Island poet, Celia Laighton Thaxter lived much of her life on the Isles of Shoals, a group of nine islands six miles off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. She wrote primarily of her life on White, Smuttynose and Appledore islands. The darling of literary Boston, she attracted some of New England's great writers and artists to …Read More...