Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Quabbin Historians, Elizabeth Peirce and Allen Young Speakers September 25 as part of “Farm, Field and Forest” in Orange, MA
Peirce has been involved in preserving the history of the Quabbin Valley for many years and is the author of two books, “Quabbin Valley: People and Places,” and “The Lost Towns of the Quabbin Valley.” Both books present rare photographs of town life as well as stories of how these people lived, worked, and played from 1750 to 1938.
And at 3:00 pm, Athol Daily News columnist, Allen Young will lead a discussion on life in North Quabbin towns. Among other works, Young is the author of “Make Hay While the Sun Shines: Farms, Forests and People of the North Quabbin.”
If you are an artist or photographer interested in exhibiting at the White Elephant for the one-day event, contact Marie MacDonald at (978)-249-6879. For further information, contact organizer Genevieve Fraser at (978) 544-1872, or visit http://www.farmfieldforest.org/
Allen Young Comment - posted 9/9/2010
Hi, This is Allen Young, the guy with the plaid shirt and the baseball cap. I will speak briefly, and look forward to a relaxed, informal conversation with folks about our unique region, its natural resources, rich industrial history which isn't entirely ended, limited but important agricultural life, ecotourism, community pluses and minuses, etc.