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  • Among the Body Snatchers: A Very Greg Williams Halloween Extravaganza

    Among the Body Snatchers: A Very Greg Williams Halloween Extravaganza

      Know your body-snatchers from your grave-robbers, and your Burke from your Hare. With maybe a little Dylan Thomas, Evita, and. . . Charlie Chaplin. Greg Williams welcomes Halloween again. […]

     
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  • The Mooncussers Tale: a History of Piracy and Family with Lee Roscoe

    The Mooncussers Tale: a History of Piracy and Family with Lee Roscoe

    What were mooncussers? How did they effect the maritime history of Cape Cod? In this pot-pourri talk, uncover a little of our local history and how a legend  became an […]

     
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  • The Lost Secrets of Ancient Farming Cultures

    The Lost Secrets of Ancient Farming Cultures

    Award-winning journalist Ben Gagnon combines new scientific evidence with myth and folklore to explore a lost chapter of ancient history – a time when migratory birds were perceived as divine […]

     
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  • WWII in the South Pacific:1941-42

    WWII in the South Pacific:1941-42

    Join local Historian, Peter Motyka, on a comprehensive historical journey through the intricate details that lead up to the WWII conflict in the South Pacific. The presentation will lead viewers […]

     
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  • The Life and Death (Mostly Death) of Edgar Allen Poe

    The Life and Death (Mostly Death) of Edgar Allen Poe

    Join Greg Williams as he explores the history and myths of Poe’s short life. . . and death. Does anyone really know how Poe died? We shall see. . . […]

     
  • The History of Sailor’s Valentines with Gregg Roberts

    The History of Sailor’s Valentines with Gregg Roberts

    The History of Sailor’s Valentines with Gregg Roberts at Sturgis Library Tuesday April 17 @ 6PM Award winning artist, Gregg Roberts, will be giving a lecture on the history of […]

     
  • Author Signing and Book Sale: Marian Mathison Desrosiers

    Come visit with local author Marian Mathison Desrosiers as she signs and talks about her latest publication,  John Banister of Newport: The Life and Accounts of a Colonial Merchant. Books […]

     
  • Meet the Author and Book Signing with Joyce Prince

    Come visit with local author Joyce Prince as she signs and talks about her latest publication on Mary Chilton, one of the earliest settlers to arrive on the Mayflower. Books […]

     
  • Barnstable: Memories of the 20th Century

    Cape author and freelance writer Jack Sheedy will share stories he discovered while researching his weekly Barnstable Patriot column, “Early Files.” He will showcase interesting local news stories from the […]

     
  • Mystery of the Mary Celeste

    Local historian Dave Crocker will present an illustrated talk on the Mary Celeste, an American merchant vessel brigantine that was found adrift and deserted in the Atlantic Ocean, off the […]

     
 
 
 
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