Louisa May Alcott’s ocean retreat: Nonquitt today

After selling Orchard House in 1884, Louisa May Alcott invested some of the returns into a summer cottage in Nonquitt, a beachfront community in Dartmouth, MA, located on the South Shore. Here she could take Lulu for a summer respite. She enjoyed several summers there with Anna and her sons who took part in the …

Louisa May Alcott’s former Nonquitt home destroyed by fire

This made me so sad. Such a loss for the owner and all fans of Louisa May Alcott. From SouthCoastToday.com: By ARIEL WITTENBERG awittenberg@s-t.com January 27, 2013 12:00 AM DARTMOUTH — A Nonquitt home once owned by "Little Women" author Louisa May Alcott was ravaged by fire early Saturday Morning. Deputy Fire Chief John Judson …

Louisa May Alcott’s summer retreat

A trip to a warehouse bookstore in the middle of nowhere produced a great find! I had just about given up the hope of finding something interesting until this book caught my eye:  Nonquitt A Summer Album, 1872-1985, edited by Anne M. Lyell. What is so significant about Nonquitt? This is where Louisa May Alcott …