Mary Ellen Chase, author of Silas CrockettItem 1509 info
Maine Historical Society
Blue Hill native Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1972) in 1935 published "Silas Crockett," the story of a Maine seafaring family, which became her best-known work.
She also wrote children's books, literary criticism, and three autobiographical books.
She was a 1909 graduate of the University of Maine.