Lock Haven University invites you attend the 7th Annual Colonel Robert and Helen Burgess Terrill Lecture Series, featuring Guest Speaker Jeffrey Frazier. The event will feature Pennsylvania mountain folktales, legends, and folklore.
What: The 7th Annual Colonel Robert and Helen Burgess Terrill Lecture Series, featuring Guest Speaker Jeffrey Frazier
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 10:00am-11:00 am
Where: The Helen Burgess Terrill Archive Treasury Room, Stevenson Library 2nd Floor
Who: Bernadette Heiney 570-484-2545 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pennsylvania Mountain Folktales, Legends, and Folklore: Fact or Fancy? Author Jeffrey R. Frazier has collected Pennsylvania’s mountain folktales and legends for forty-five years, compiling them in a series of seven volumes titled Pennsylvania Fireside Tales. Since the tales often sound “far-fetched” today, the author takes on the role of an investigative reporter to explore their origins, writing in a format that the average reader can enjoy. He has also published Pennsylvania Fireside Ghost Tales – ghost tales from in and around Pennsylvania state parks and historic sites, and those stories should prove particularly appealing to lovers of both the natural and supernatural attractions Pennsylvania has to offer.
This event is open to the public. Parking for is in Area 16, directly behind Zimmerli Gymnasium, accessible off of Susquehanna Avenue.
Lock Haven University is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 2,300 degree and certificate programs in more than 530 academic areas of study. Nearly 520,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.
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