Jan. 7, 2021

Episode 14 - The Old Burying Ground and the Wreck of the Brig Hattie Eaton off Kittery Point, Maine

Episode 14 - The Old Burying Ground and the Wreck of the Brig Hattie Eaton off Kittery Point, Maine

In this episode Jennie and Dianne pay a visit to the Old Burying Ground, also called the First Congregational Church Cemetery, in Kittery Point, Maine where lie the bodies of six sailors who lost their lives in a wintery sea accident in 1876. It is a tale of woe and one of a community joining together to do what they could to see to it that these men were not forgotten after their tragic deaths.


Sources for this episode include:

Sources for Episode 14

 

Boston Post Page 4. (1876, March 25). Retrieved January 04, 2021, from https://www.newspapers.com/

Boston Globe Page 5. (1876, March 23). Retrieved January 04, 2021, from https://www.newspapers.com/

Fuller, B. (1968, September 11). The Portsmouth Herald Page 22. Retrieved January 04, 2021, from https://www.newspapers.com/

Rhoades, S. K. (2013). The Old Burying Ground. Retrieved January 04, 2021, from https://www.kitterypointucc.org/our-church-history

Dickinson, E. (2021). Poems About Ships. Retrieved January 04, 2021, from https://discoverpoetry.com/poems/poems-about-ships/

Levi Lincoln Thaxter Grave. (2020). Retrieved January 04, 2021, from http://www.seacoastnh.com/levi-lincoln-thaxter-grave/

Rhoads, L. (2017). United States: Northeast. In 199 cemeteries to see before you die (p. 1). London: Sphere.