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Book & Bottle: “Historic Crimes of Long Island” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Kerriann Flanagan Brosky

Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s

Thursday, November 2, 2017 – 6:00 PM
Members Free; Non-Members $5
Includes wine & cheese, book sale and signing,
& admission to current exhibits

RSVP Required: 631-727-2881 x100

True crimes and why people are led to commit them have fascinated people for centuries. Beyond the idyllic countryside and suburban communities of Long Island lies a murky history of murder and mayhem. In her latest book, Historic Crimes of Long Island, award-winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky uncovers some of the most ghastly historical crimes committed on Long Island – from the tar, feathering, and murder of wealthy Huntington farmer Charles Kelsey in 1872, to the East Hampton witch trial and Puritan hysteria of 1657, to the mysterious kidnapping of Alice Parson of Stony Brook in 1937. Join us for Kerriann’s presentation on some of Long Island’s most horrific crimes. Book sale and signing to follow.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR  Award-winning author and historianKerriann Flanagan Brosky has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Newsday, andDistinction magazine, and has appeared on CBS’ Sunday Morning Show and News 12 Long Island for her previously published nonfiction books. Kerriann has served on the boards of the Huntington Historical Society and the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Top Advocate for Historic Preservation and Education Award from Oyster Bay Historical Society, a Huntington Heritage Education Award from the Town of Huntington, and a Woman of Distinction Award from the New York State Assembly. She currently serves as an adviser to the Everything Old Is New Againradio show and is a contributing writer for Edible Long Island. Kerriann lives in Huntington with her husband and two sons.

Be sure to check out Kerriann F. Brosky’s website athttps://kerriannflanaganbrosky.com for more information.


November 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Suffolk County Historical Museum
300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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