“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.
“The Undoing of Silas Deane”: Wethersfield Historical Society website, April 13, 2014.
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“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.
“Elizabeth Hale Rose Taylor: The Life of an 18th Century Woman as Reflected by the Clothing She Would Have Worn”: Elizabeth was Nathan Hale’s elder sister. Reproduction clothing of her times is used to illustrate many facets of her daily life.
“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.”
“Any Last Words?: A Tour of Old South Street Burying Ground” : Coventry, CT. One hour outdoor program focusing on the Loomis family of gravestone carvers, as well as a look at what gravestone inscriptions can tell us.
“Stories in Stone: A Tour of Nathan Hale Cemetery”: Coventry, CT. 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 from the 18th and 19th centuries.
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.