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Kerriann Flanagan Brosky discusses “Historic Crimes of Long Island” at Southampton Historical Museum
November 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Historic Crimes of Long Island: Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s with Kerriann Flanagan Brosky (Rogers Memorial)
True crimes have fascinated people for centuries. What leads people to commit horrific atrocities against their neighbors? Join award-winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky as she uncovers some of the most ghastly historical crimes committed on Long Island — from the East Hampton witch trial of Goody Garlick in 1657, the “Tar Town Murder” of Charles Kelsey in 1872, to the unsolved kidnapping of heiress Alice Parson in 1937. Book sale and signing to follow. Free admission. Location: Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane