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Lunch and Learn Oct. 2012: Crime and Controversy in Colonial New England
Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
Lunch & Learn – Plimoth Plantation’s Lunchtime Lecture Series
Plimoth Plantation is pleased to present; Crime and Controversy in Colonial New England with Diane Rapaport, author of the book, The Naked Quaker: True Crimes and Controversies from the Courts of Colonial New England. Located in the Accomack building. Lecture will begin promptly at noon. A brief Q& A and book signing will follow. Participants are encouraged to bring a bag lunch. FREE.
About Our Speaker: Diane Rapaport is a former trial lawyer who has made a new career as a writer and speaker. Her first book, New England Court Records: A Research Guide for Genealogists and Historians, won three Benjamin Franklin Awards in 2007 (Independent Book Publishers Association) for Best History Book, Best Reference Book, and finalist for Best New Voice in Nonfiction. Diane’s “Tales from the Courthouse” column for New England Ancestors magazine is a three-time winner of Excellence in Writing awards from the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors.
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Plimoth Plantation, a bicultural museum, offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. Our exhibits, programs, live interpreters, and historic settings encourage a new level of understanding about present-day issues affecting communities around the world.
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