Author Talk and Book Signing by Margaret Forrester

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Author Talk and Book Signing by Margaret Forrester

Mar 2, 2019 10:00 am - Mar 2, 2019 12:00 pm

Margaret Forrester will talk about her work transcribing and publishing over 1400 home birth records of babies delivered in upper Lancaster County, upper Northumberland County, and lower Richmond County from 1919 to 1954 by Dr. Peirce of Nuttsville. Dr. Peirce epitomized the kindly family doctor who knew all his patients by name and often came to their homes to take care of them when they could not come to him. Biographical introduction by Page Henley, grandson of Dr. Peirce. 45-60 minute program will be followed by a book signing and light refreshments at the Lancaster Woman’s Club next to the Museum. RESERVATIONS REQUESTED TO ENSURE SEATING and book quantities: 804-462-7280 or history@LancasterVaHistory.org. Suggested $5 admission donation (free for Lancaster Va Historical Society Members).  Books for sale for $20 ($18 LVHS Members) at event or in advance online at www.mkt.com/maryball.

Author Talk and Book Signing by Margaret Forrester

Mar 2, 2019 10:00 am - Mar 2, 2019 12:00 pm

Margaret Forrester will talk about her work transcribing and publishing over 1400 home birth records of babies delivered in upper Lancaster County, upper Northumberland County, and lower Richmond County from 1919 to 1954 by Dr. Peirce of Nuttsville. Dr. Peirce epitomized the kindly family doctor who knew all his patients by name and often came to their homes to take care of them when they could not come to him. Biographical introduction by Page Henley, grandson of Dr. Peirce. 45-60 minute program will be followed by a book signing and light refreshments at the Lancaster Woman’s Club next to the Museum. RESERVATIONS REQUESTED TO ENSURE SEATING and book quantities: 804-462-7280 or history@LancasterVaHistory.org. Suggested $5 admission donation (free for Lancaster Va Historical Society Members).  Books for sale for $20 ($18 LVHS Members) at event or in advance online at www.mkt.com/maryball.

Location

Lancaster Woman's Club

16 Mary Ball Pl, Lively, VA 22507

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