Imprints on Cape Ann: “The Wreck of the Hesperus” in the National Literary Imagination

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Name: Imprints on Cape Ann: “The Wreck of the Hesperus” in the National Literary Imagination
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Event Description:
CAM Director of Library & Archives Molly O’Hagan Hardy calls upon local archival collections to trace how Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who had yet to visit the area when “The Wreck of the Hesperus” (1840) was written, inadvertently became Cape Ann’s greatest tourist ambassador. Offered in conjunction with Unfolding Histories. Free for CAM members / $10 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Museum galleries will be open until 7:00 p.m.
Location:
Cape Ann Museum 27 Pleasant Street Gloucester, MA 01930
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Kathleen Maiorana 978-283-0455 x10
Fees/Admission:
Free for CAM members; $10 for non members
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