Events in the next 12 months

Title:Shays' Rebellion
Date:Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
Presenter:Susan Stinson
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Author Event, Local History/Local Novelists Reading and Lecture Series, Local History, One-Time Events, Poetry
Description:

2014/15 LOCAL HISTORY/LOCAL NOVELISTS READING SERIES

First Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise stated (this month on the second Wednesday)

After the American Revolutionary War, Daniel Shays and others, many of them veterans of the war, attempted to storm and occupy the Springfield Arsenal on January 25, 1787. It was an action against heavy fees and taxes imposed to pay the war debt.  Come hear Daniel Bullen, a poet; Constance Congdon, a playwright; and Richard Colton, historian at the Springfield Armory, discuss these events as well as present work based on this dramatic moment in local history. 

         Dan Bullen, poet and author, The Dangers of Passion: The Transcendental Friendship of Margaret Fuller and Ralph Waldo Emerson

          Contance Congdon, author and playrwright, No Little Rebellion

          Richard Colton, historian, Springfield Armory 

Title:Celebration of Local Novelists
Date:Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
Presenter:Susan Stinson
Location:Coolidge Museum
Categories:Author Event, Local History/Local Novelists Reading and Lecture Series, One-Time Events
Description:

2014/15 LOCAL HISTORY/LOCAL NOVELISTS READING SERIES

First Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise stated (this month on the second Wednesday)

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         Ellen Meeropol , novelist, On Hurricane Island

         John Clayton, novelist, Many Seconds Into The Future

         MB Caschetta , novelist, Miracle Girls                             

         Alex Myers, novelist, Revolutionary