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SAVE THE DATE! SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH, CANTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM, CANTON, CT

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SAVE THE DATE!  SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH AT THE CANTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM CANTON, CT!  I WILL BE PRESENTING MY LECTURE AT 3:00PM ON JOHN WILKES BOOTH, THE SON, BROTHER, UNCLE AND ACTOR!  THIS IS THE SAME LECTURE I GAVE AT THE DR. SAMUEL A MUDD HOUSE MUSEUM IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND JULY 2018.  I WLL ALSO BE READING A FEW OF MY POEMS FROM MY NEW BOOK, THE NAMELESS AND THE FACELESS OF THE CIVIL WAR!

THIS LECTURE IS PART OF  THE SAM COLLINS BIRTHDAY EVENT, SAM COLLINS FOUNDER OF THE COLLINS AXE FACTORY ON THE FARMINGTON RIVER!

WALKING TOUR AT 12:00 AND CIVIL WAR LECTURE AT 2:00 MARY TODD LINCOLN FROM BIRTH TO DEATH.

COME AND JOIN US!

http://www.cantonmuseum.org/

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Edgar Allan Poe House Museum-Baltimore MD

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It was a special treat to stop in the Poe House Museum in Baltimore, MD last week and see my poetry book The Man with the Ice Blue Eyes in their gift shop.  And so I hear…”It was many and many  a year ago in a kingdom by the sea, that a maiden there lived whom you may know by the name of Annabel Lee; and this maiden she lived with no other thought than to love and be loved by me”  The brilliant Mr. Poe..my poetic inspiration.

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Guest speaker Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Museum – July 15, 2018!

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The most exciting news!  I have been invited to speak at the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Museum in Waldorf, MD  July 15, 2018!  This event will be based on the Spring/Summer 2018 article published in the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd newsletter (John Wilkes Booth, the Son, Brother, Uncle and Actor) as well as in the May 2018 issue of the Surratt Courier!

 

 

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The Nameless and the Faceless of the Civil War

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Pick up your copy today!  Available now on Amazon.com  and Barnes and Noble and major retailers!  I will be reading 3 poems from the book that relate to John Wilkes Booth at the end of my  presentation at the Dr. Samuel A Mudd Museum on Sunday July 15! The presentation is on John Wilkes Booth, the son, brother, uncle and actor!

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SAVE THE DATE! Sunday May 6, 2018- Guest Speaker -Poe Museum (Richmond) VA

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SAVE THE DATE!  Sunday May 6, 2018 I will the guest speaker at the Poe Museum in Richmond VA on Poe’s Annabel Lee and the influence on my poetic life and works.  The event is a part of the Sunday Reading Series, which is held at the Shrine and Garden at the Poe Museum.  I thank Poe Richmond for the opportunity  presented and so look forward to sharing my love of poetry and of course, Annabel Lee.  Join us at 2:00 PM!!!

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Finalist! National Parks Arts Foundation-Artist in Residence Program -Gettysburg -Poetry 2018

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I have been informed by the National Parks Arts Foundation – Artist in Residence Program -Gettysburg -Poetry 2018 I am a finalist and under consideration for this Program.  My entrance application included a cross section of poems and essays from my new soon to be released book (April 2018) The Nameless and the Faceless of the Civil War.

I am humbled and honored to be considered for this Program, and yes fingers crossed!  Stay Tuned!