Through its long and varied history, Westchester County has been home to a great many prominent authors. Its natural beauty and stimulating topography, towns with unique characteristics, and proximity to Manhattan have all contributed to its allure for writers. Beginning with Washington Irving and James Fenimore Cooper, and continuing through the centuries to current novelists, novel, this digital slide presentation focuses on several leading authors who used their real Westchester communities as inspiration in their fictional stories.
Presented by Barbara Davis, Co-Director of the Westchester County Historical Society.
Hosted on Zoom. Free and open to all. Register here: https://bit.ly/3CCHrfi.
This program is a collaboration between Warner Library, Irvington Public Library, Yonkers Public Library, and Lewisboro Library.
Registration for this program will be handled by the Westchester County Historical Society.