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Hungry for History

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Topic: The Transformation of the Penitentiary

Bring your lunch and join us at the Cockayne Farmstead every other Thursday from 12:00-1:00 pm throughout the Summer to listen to local experts speak on various local history topics. Enjoy the nice weather, interesting speakers, and snacks and refreshments provided by the Cockayne Farmstead. Attendance is free and open to the public. Seating will be provided, but bring a lawn chair if you want extra comfort!

C.J. Plogger, author of Pronounced Dead: The Executions at the West Virginia Penitentiary and Life at the West Virginia Penitentiary: The Story of Maggie Gray, will present on the principles, daily activity, and significant events that helped to shape the penitentiary into one of the most violent penal institutions in the United States of America.

Details

Date:
August 23
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Cockayne Farmstead
Phone:
304-845-1411
Email:
cockaynehouse@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.cockaynefarmstead.com/

Venue

Cockayne Farmstead
1111 Wheeling Avenue
Glen Dale, WV 26038 United States
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Phone:
304.845.1411
Website:
http://www.cockaynefarm.com/

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