19  Artful and Designing Men

2:00 p.m.  Free Admission

The author of the “Black Snake Affair” returns with another tale from the critical period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the creation of the Constitution. This is the tale of a charismatic farmer and militia captain from Groton, Massachusetts who went on to be a leader in the event history calls "Shays' Rebellion.

Join us on October 19th at 2:00 p.m. as Gary Shattuck shares his research on this tumultuous time in our nation's history. Copies of his new book will be on sale and available for signing as well.


16  The War of 1812 in the Champlain Valley

2:00 p.m.  Free Admission

Lake Champlain was a key strategic waterway for the French and British Colonizers and later for the United States States. As a result, the Champlain Valley was a battleground in the wars that shook North America in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Join us on November 16th at 2:00 p.m. as historian Willard Sterne Randall presents on the role the Champlain Valey played in the War of 1812, the last war between the United States and Great Britain.

Professor Randall will be on hand to sell and sign copies of his new book about the War of 1812.