Three Women of the Piscataqua tells the story of three notable women who lived and thrived in the Piscataqua River region during the 19th Century: Celia Thaxter, the Poet of the Isles of Shoals, who grew up on a lighthouse island and became one of the most popular poets of her time. She was also painted pottery, did water colors and created an amazing garden on Appledore Island; Sarah Orne Jewett of South Berwick, Maine was a well-known writer and feminist who wrote 140 works of fiction, including seven novels; Sarah Farmer, founded a resort hotel, Green Acre in Eliot that became world famous for lectures and hosting spiritual luminaries from the major world religions.
David is a narrator/tour guide on M/V Thomas Laighton during summers, as it cruises out to the Isles of Shoals and a Tour Guide for Historic New England at the Sarah Orne Jewett Historical Mansion in South Berwick. He also gives history talks at libraries and retirement communities. Twenty-five years’ experience in the field of environment.