Lecture and Poetry Reading:
The Well, Poems from Twin Pines Farm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Hear author Nancy Huxtable Mohr discuss the Civil War and its impact on farming communities in rural New York, using her own research including letters, diaries, and family lore for context. The lecture will intercut poems from her new book, "The Well, Poems from Twin Pines Farm," to illustrate the war experience and her ancestors’ responses. Nancy Huxtable Mohr was born a farmer’s daughter, raised on Twin Pines, a two hundred-year-old family farm in Upstate New York. She graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree and has a California State Teacher’s Credential. She now lives in Northern California with her husband Larry. She has worked in the arts both professionally and as a volunteer for 50 years. She has taught poetry in schools and a women’s jail with California Poets in the Schools, and has published her poetry in literary journals. This is her first book.
Location: Bump Tavern or Church
This lecture and poetry reading is included with regular paid museum admission.