PASCO LECTURE with GEORGE C. DAUGHAN
Well-known Author, George C. Daughan, will be here on Sunday April 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm to read from and discuss his new book Revolution on the Hudson : New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the American War on Independence published by W.W. Norton & Company in 2016.
After receiving a PhD in American History and Government from Harvard University, Mr. Daughan spent three years in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Most of the time he taught at the Air Force Academy, where he was director of the MA program in international affairs. Upon returning to civilian life, he taught at the University of Colorado, the University of NH, Wesleyan University, Connecticut College, and Harvard University. He now reside in New Hampshire. He is the author of several books including: The Shining Sea (2013), If By Sea: The Forging of the American Navy from the Revolution to the War of 1812 (2008), winner of the 2008 Samuel Eliot Morison Award, and “1812: The Navy’s War (2011), recipient of the 2012 gold medal in history from the Independent Publisher’s Association, and the 2012 George Pendleton Prize. 1812: The Navy’s War was also selected for the Navy’s Reading List. In 2014 he received the Samuel Eliot Morison Award from the Constitution Museum for this body of work.
The Pasco Lecture Series is sponsored by the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, Kennebunk Savings Bank, and the Graves Library Snack Team. The Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport, Maine. Please call the Library at (207) 967-2778 for information on this event or other upcoming programs. Light refreshments will be served.