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Catalog Number 2013.076.8
Collection Lois Marshall (Trefethen) Collection
Object Name Magazine
Reference code US SPHi 2013.076.8
Scope & Content Two copies of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine for June 1897, featuring a 20 page article "Heroes of Peace: I. Heroism in the Lighthouse Service. A description of Life on Matinicus Rock" by Gustav Kobbe. Stories of Matinicus and the keepers and their families, including keepers Grant and Burgess, and Burgess' daughter Abby.
Date 1897
Search Terms Matinicus Rock
Subjects Lighthouses
Lighthouse keepers
People Grant, Isaac
Burgess, Abbie