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Presenting The SEA WAS NEVER FAR for the Weymouth Preservation Society (1)

Marion presents The Sea Was Never Far, using images, stories, and excepts from her book to bring alive Norfolk, England in the early 1900's.

Presenting The SEA WAS NEVER FAR for the Weymouth Preservation Society  (1)
Presenting The SEA WAS NEVER FAR for the Weymouth Preservation Society  (1)

Time & Location

Feb 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Medina, 3314 Myers Rd, Medina, OH 44256, USA

About the event

Author Marion Boyer will speak about how she uncovered her grandmother’s secret that led her to travel to England and write her book “The Sea Was Never Far”.  Join us as Boyer unfolds the mystery, shares documents of London’s historic Foundling Home, and recreates the historical of fishermen and gutting girls during the English herring industry’s boom from 1900 to 1913.  She will tell of shipwrecks and salvage in the treacherous North Sea, of witness to the bomb dropped from a Zeppelin-the first aerial bombing of England, with images to accompany these fascinating stories.  Light refreshments.  Event, parking and restrooms are adjacent and accessible. $10 at the door.

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