Publications and Presentations

Publications

 

 

“Beauty in a Gravestone”Connecticut Explored, Winter 2010/2011.

“Silas Deane”:  Connecticut Explored, Winter 2011/2012.  Also see: http://connecticuthistory.org/site-lines-silas-deane/

“18th Century Gravestone Carvers, Nathan Hale Cemetery, Coventry, CT”:  Second edition published privately, 2013.

“A Tour of Nathan Hale Cemetery”: pamphlet published by Coventry, CT Cemetery Commission, 2011. http://www.coventryct.org/DocumentCenter/View/94

“A Tour of Grant Hill Cemetery”: pamphlet published by Coventry, CT Cemetery Commission, 2013.
http://www.coventryct.org/DocumentCenter/View/459

Presentations

To book a tour or presentation, please leave a request in comments, and I’ll send my email. If your cemetery is local, I can plan and present a tour if requested.  Thanks for your interest.

“Before Salem: The Great Hartford Witch Scare”:  Program about the witch trials that took place in and around Hartford from the 1640′s to 1670′s.  Liberally illustrated via Power Point.

“18th Century Gravestone Carvers in Coventry,CT”:  Program about the men who made the oldest  gravestones in Coventry’s historic graveyards; what are all those cherubs and poems trying to tell us?

“18th Century Gravestone Carvers in East Windsor, CT.”

“18th Century Gravestones in Portland, CT.”

“Stories in Stone: A Tour of Nathan Hale Cemetery”: One hour outdoor program focusing upon the unusual stories of  some of the folks who were buried here during the 18th and early 19th centuries.

“Stories in Stone: A Tour of Grant Hill Cemetery”: One hour outdoor program focusing on historic gravestone styles and epitaphs.

Stories in Stone: A Tour of River View Cemetery, Essex, CT”: One hour outdoor program focusing on the gravestones of the 18th and 19th Centuries.

“Elizabeth Hale Rose Taylor: The Life of an 18th Century Woman as Reflected by the Clothing She Would Have Worn.“: Elizabeth was the elder sister of Nathan Hale. Reproduction clothing in the styles  of her times will be used to illustrate various facets of her life.

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