Category Archives: historic museums

Slave Cabins on Ossabaw Island

On my book research trip to Savannah in October, I spent a day on a magnificent barrier island called Ossabaw Island.  It is reachable only by boat and has a history that stretches back to when the Spaniards arrived, leaving … Continue reading

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Colonial Burial Vaults

This past week I was in Savannah, Georgia to research a new middle-grade (or should I say “grave”) novel.  This is my first co-writing adventure, and my writing partner, Susan Montanari, and I had lots of fun learning about Colonial … Continue reading

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historic preservation project

A new project in which I’m involved has me buzzing! The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism is developing an exciting collaboration between a group of teaching artists and curators at four historic state museums.  The museums include the Prudence Crandall … Continue reading

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