As you walk past ancient seaport burial grounds, slanted mossy headstones, and centuries-old neighborhoods, it doesn't take much imagination to be transported back in time.
Let Portsmouth Through Time take you on a journey through this old New England seaport city. Explore several surrounding communities and learn their roles in making seacoast New Hampshire, and Maine across the harbor, the captivating region it is today.
In this book, a concise, well-researched blend of history is richly illustrated with 184 images, past and present, contrasting 92 select sites from the coastal cities, towns, and villages that have evolved here. This unique universe is filled with Early and Native American cultural treasures as well as innovative lifestyle opportunities for today.
Most of the lore of this land is based on fascinating historical facts. The scenery along the seacoast beaches, harbors, marshes, and islands is unmatched. Learn about grand hotels, lighthouses, an abandoned prison, and other remarkable places throughout the history-saturated seacoast.
This book will challenge the reader to continue their historical journey, and travel through time to this very special place.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Elizabeth C. Jewell is active in several historical associations and has authored and illustrated three other books of historic interest, and writes a blog, www.dreamnewengland.wordpress.com. She lives with her husband, Patrick, in an old New England home on a windy hill, surrounded by gardens. Elizabeth enjoys family time, exploring history, gardening, illustration, raising preservation awareness, and other creative ventures.