The Sea Captain’s Daughter
Hannah Wood of Blue Hill, Maine
Reminiscences of an 1850 Childhood
Esther E. Wood
Our newest book, Hannah Wood of Blue Hill, Maine Reminiscences of an 1850 Childhood, is now available. Hannah Wood was born in 1844 in Blue Hill, Maine. Her father was a sea captain; her mother often joined him on his voyages while Hannah stayed ashore with her grandparents. As a young girl who was curious by nature, Hannah discovered her gift of storytelling. She soon began to keep a diary about 19th century life in a coastal village as she lived it – and as she saw it. Member of Hannah’s family and community come alive in this memorable collection drawn from previously unrecorded stories, old journals, and letters. Hannah Wood of Blue Hill, Maine has captured family history at its finest and most fascinating.