Lecture: The Haunted History of New England

Date October 30, 2019
Time Starts at 6:30 pm

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Lecture: The Haunted History of New England
The Mattapoisett Free Library, 7 Barstow St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739
Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This is a one-hour slide presentation that also incorporates video footage. The presentation melds historical fact together with legend and myth to produce an interesting and 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 in Massachusetts, The horrors of the Lizzie Borden House in Fall River Massachusetts, The Nine Men's Misery in Cumberland Rhode Island, a haunted forest in the wilds of Connecticut, the ghostly happenings at Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire, the spirits of Burial Hill in Plymouth Massachusetts and evidence of ghosts at the John Alden House in Duxbury Massachusetts.

Christopher Daley, a history teacher in the Silver Lake Regional School System in Kingston, MA, has been lecturing in New England for over 25-years on historical topics of interest. He holds a B.A. and a M.A. from Bridgewater State University in Political Science and History. 
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