History Bites – Bathsheba Spooner

History Bites – Bathsheba Spooner

On FridayOctober 7, at 2:30 (note different time), historian and author Ed Londergan will talk about his book, Unlike Any Other, about Bathsheba SpoonerHow An 18th Century Woman from A Prominent New England Family Went from A Life of Privilege to The Gallows . . .

Based on a true story from the time of the Revolution, the events that follow Bathsheba’s life, her decisions, and her ultimate demise will show readers that Bathsheba Spooner was, in fact, Unlike Any Other . . .

The lecture will be in the Woodbury Room of the Jones Library, at 2:30 PM on Friday, October 7.

A colonial historian and member of the Quaboag Historical Society and West Brookfield Historical Commission, award‐winning author Ed Londergan has always been fascinated by American history. His other books are The Devil’s Elbow and the Long Journey Home.

And in two weeks, our consulting curator, Diana Lempel, will give a Zoom talk about her time with the Amherst History Museum, and some of the items she has found in our collection.