OWL’S HEAD – Marla Haskins Rogers of Owlâ€™s Head spent her early years growing up at lighthouses, including Owlâ€™s Head Light. Marla will speak about her family memories of those days at a program sponsored by the Mussel Ridge Historical Society at 7pm on Wednesday, August 25th.Â The program is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Owlâ€™s Head Community Building at 224 Ash Point Dr and light refreshments will be served.
Marla Rogers is the daughter of former Owlâ€™s Head Light keeper Archford V. Haskins. His appointments included those as keeper at Boston Head Light, Great Point Light in Nantucket, MA., Sankety Head Light in Nantucket, MA and Owlâ€™s Head Light. Marlaâ€™s presentation will focus on Sankety Head Light and Owlâ€™s Head Light.
â€śMany of us grew up with the Owlâ€™s Head Light as part of our communityâ€ť stated Kay Ross Dodge, President of the Mussel Ridge Historical Society. â€śIt will be interesting to hear what it was like to actually live there.â€ť
The Mussel Ridge Historical Society is focused on the history of Owlâ€™s Head and the Mussel Ridge Islands. For more information or to share stories, pictures or historical items, call Kay Dodge at 596-6879 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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