Rosamond Thaxter (1895–1989)

A lifelong resident of Kittery Point, Maine, Rosamond Thaxter was a philanthropist, writer, public speaker, and world traveler. “Rozzie,” as she liked to be called, established her charitable foundation in 1964 to continue to support local non-profit organizations she had been involved with for many years. Sandpiper, her biography of her grandmother, Celia Thaxter of the Isles of Shoals, is still in print, and her short memoir, Aunt Rozzie Remembers, is available from the Kittery Historical & Naval Museum.

Remembering ‘Aunt Rozzie’ Thaxter

By J. Dennis Robinson | Seacoast Online |  | Jan 9, 2017 Reprinted in full by permission of the author. Rosamond Thaxter was old school. She was born in 1895 on her beloved Cutts Island in Kittery Point, Maine, and died there at …