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Cross-Grained and Wily Waters
A Guide to the Piscataqua Maritime Region
W. Jeffrey Bolster, ed.

Peter E. Randall Publisher



Contents

• Foreword - Jeffrey H. Taylor, Director, NH Office of State Planning

• Project Benefactors

• Acknowledgments

• Contributors

• Introduction - W. Jeffrey Bolster, Editor

• The Piscataqua Region: An Ecological Overview - Richard Ober

• Tidal writers: the ebb and flow of piscataqua literature - David H. Watters

• A sampler of piscataqua writers
• Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1869)
• Sarah Orne Jewett (1881)
• Esther Buffler (1988)
• Joe Coomer (1995)
• Theodore Weesner (2000)

• The Isles of Shoals
• The Isles of shoals - Maryellen Burke
• Local Small Craft: The Hampton Boat, Isles of Shoals Boat & the Piscataqua Wherry - Nicholas B. Brown

• Seabrook
• Seabrook and Seabrook Station - Peter E. Randall
• The clamshell alliance - Michael Gowell

• Hampton & North Hampton
• Hampton: Town and Beach - Peter E. Randall
• Clamming - Dean Merchant

• Rye
• Odiorne Point: Four Centuries of Land Use - Louise H. Tallman
• Fort Dearborn - Tom Mansfield
• Lifesaving in the Piscataqua Region - Jeffrey H. Taylor

• New Castle
• Great Island - W. Jeffrey Bolster
• Fort Constitution (Fort William & Mary) - Tom Mansfield
• A Short Row from Portsmouth to Revolution - Jeffrey H.Taylor
• Fort Stark - Tom Mansfield
• Lighthouses of the Piscataqua - Jeffrey H. Taylor
• Wentworth-by-the-Sea - Nicholas B. Brown

• Portsmouth
• Charting the Piscataqua - Karen Alexander
• The Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion - Molly Bolster
• The Urban Forestry Center - W. Jeffrey Bolster
• Strawbery Banke - John Mayer
• Puddle Dock - Michael Gowell
• From Piers to A Park - Sandra L. DeChard
• Contemporary ship operations in Portsmouth - Nicholas B. Brown
• The Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden - Barbara McLean Ward
• The MacPheadris-Warner House - W. Jeffrey Bolster
• Portsmouth Naval Shipyard - Richard E. Winslow III
• Guidebooks to the Piscataqua Region - Sarah Giffen Rooker
• Fishing and Lobstering - Robert Alex Robertson and Madeleine Hall-Arber
• The Portsmouth AthenÊum - Jane Porter
• John Paul Jones and the Ranger - J. Dennis Robinson
• Atlantic Heights: A World War I Shipbuilders’ Suburb - Richard M. Candee

• Newington
• Shipbuilding - William B. Leavenworth
• Bridges of the Piscataqua Bridges - James L. Garvin
• The five faces of Newington - W. Jeffrey Bolster

• Greenland
• Greenland and the Winnicut River - Paul F. Hughes
• Gundalows - Michael Gowell
• Ice Fishing - Michael Gowell
• The Great Bay Coast Watch - Sharon Meeker

• Stratham
• Stuart Farm - Lorraine S. Merrill
• Developmental Pressures in the Piscataqua Region - W. Jeffrey Bolster
• Sandy Point Discovery Center and The Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve - Kelle MacKenzie

• Exeter
• Exeter is a Seaport - Carol Walker Aten
• American Independence Museum - Carol Walker Aten
• Eels and Eeling - Michael Gowell
• Exeter’s Alewives - Carol Walker Aten

• Newmarket
• Newmarket, NH: Defining Community - Suki Casanave
• Sneak Floats and Market Gunning - Michael Gowell
• Oystering on the Bay - W. Jeffrey Bolster
• The Lamprey River - Karen Alexander
• Siltation and Dredging: A Historical and Ecological Look - Matthew Bampton

• Durham
• Oyster River - Charles E. Clark
• Adams Point and the Jackson Estuarine Laboratory - W. Jeffrey Bolster
• Race and Place in the Piscataqua Region - W. Jeffrey Bolster
• The Ffrost House: Contemporary Commercial Use of a Historic Building - Catherine A. Vaillancourt
• Defeating the Onassis Refinery - Dudley Dudley
• Wagon Hill Farm - Charles E. Clark

• Dover
• The Mills in Dover - Cathleen C. Beaudoin
• Bud McIntosh: Piscataqua Boatbuilder - Michael Gowell

• Rollinsford
• Fresh Creek and Sligo Landing - Peter Michaud

• South Berwick
• First People: Native Americans in the Piscataqua Region - Robert G. Goodby
• The Great Works River and Humphrey Chadbourne - Emerson W. Baker
• Hamilton House - Peter Michaud

• Eliot
• Masting on the Piscataqua, 1641–1815 - William B. Leavenworth
• Long Reach and The Narrows - Nicholas B. Brown

• York
• York River, The John Hancock Warehouse, and Marshall Store - Nicholas B. Brown
• Sewall’s Bridge and Elizabeth Perkins House - Tom Johnson
• “Up River” - Tom Johnson
• York’s history of land conservation - Helen Winebaum
• Sayward-Wheeler House - Ursula S. Wright

• Kittery
• Rock Rest: African Americans Vacationing by the Sea - Valerie Cunningham
• Fort McClary (Pepperellís Fort) - Tom Mansfield
• Fort Foster - Tom Mansfield
• Pepperrell Cove - Michael Gowell
• Hendersonís Point - Nicholas B. Brown
• Sea Point Beach and the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge - Robert Andersen

• Epilogue: Sustaining a Sense of Place - W. Jeffrey Bolster

• Fold-out Map of the Piscataqua Region

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