The Haunted History of New Englandon February 14th, 2012 at 2:31 pm
Christopher Daley will speak at the Bridgewater Public Library on Tuesday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m. The subject of his presentation will be: The Haunted History of New England.
The presentation melds historical fact together with legend and myth to produce a fascinating new look at events that really happened and the stories of haunting that followed them. The topics addressed in the lecture will be Mercy Brown, “The Vampire of Exeter, Rhode Island”; the Cursed Freetown State Forest; the Haunted Hoosac Tunnel in western Massachusetts; the ghosts of the Lizzie Borden House in Fall River; the Ghosts of King Philip’s War: Nine Men’s Misery; the Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire; Giles Corey and the Curse of Salem; Burial Hill in Plymouth; and the John Alden House in Duxbury.
Christopher Daley is a history teacher, historian and lecturer. He has been lecturing on various historical topics at historical societies, museums, public libraries and resorts all over New England for nearly 20 years.
This program is free to the public. It is funded by the Friends of the Bridgewater Public Library and will be held in the Flora T. Little Meeting Room, which is accessible by elevator. Parking is available in back of the library, located at 15 South Street, Bridgewater.
Mary O’Connell, Reference Librarian
Bridgewater Public Library
15 South Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324