James City County 375th Anniversary Speaker Series culminates at the JCC County Fair
Date: June 2, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jason Purse, JCC Planning
Phone: (757) 253-6685
Local author Sara Lewis will present the final talk for the 375th Anniversary Speakers Series at the James City County Fair at the Chickahominy Riverfront Park on Saturday, June 27th at 10:30 a.m. Ms. Lewis will discuss her latest book Images of America – James City County, a collection of photos of people and places in the County from the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. Many of these images are being seen publicly for the first time and document a time period often overlooked in our vast history.
Ms.Lewis will join local historian Martha McCartney at the County’s Historical Commission booth to sign copies of their books. Ms. Lewis will be available immediately following her talk and Ms. McCartney will be available from 2 – 4 p.m. Both books will available for sale.
Additional items including the book Williamsburg My Town by Fred Frechette will be available for sale and proceeds from selected items will benefit the Norge Depot Restoration Project. The booth will be open from 10 am until 5 pm.
For more information, contact the Planning Division at (757) 253-6685 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.