Second Thursdays at The Apprenticeshop

By The Apprenticeshop | Feb 11, 2014

Rescheduled from Thursday, December 12 to Thursday, February 13, Renny Stackpole will read from his recent book, Sea Letters.

As the title implies, the book is a compilation of letters of the Andrew Pinkham family, a seafaring family from Nantucket. Set against the backdrop of the war of 1812, the Pinkham letters are a glimpse into the lives of Pinkham and his two sons Alexander and Reuben. The chronicle tells the often harrowing tales of life at sea, both in times of war and peace.

A native of Nantucket, Stackpole taught history and served as curator at the Nantucket Historical Association. He moved to Thomaston, Maine in 1985, helped with the restoration of the schooner Bowdoin, and was the Director of the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport.

Join us on Thursday, February 13, 7:00 pm at 643 Main St. Rockland.                    Admission is $5.00 at the door.

For more information call 207-594-1800 or email info@apprenticeshop.org

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