Talk and book signing: '1816: The Year That Summer Never Came'
|Penobscot Marine Museum Main Gallery|
|40 East Main St., Searsport|
|Aug 23, 2014|
|2:00 PM - 4:00 PM|
Author Mayra Donnell will discuss her children's book, "1816: The Year That Summer Never Came," the story of a young girl who records in her diary what Maine life was like in the bizarre weather of the year 1816. In the summer of 1816, instead of scorching summers, they experienced ice and frozen apple blossoms in May and a snow storm in June. Learn the true story of why 1816 was a year of unusual weather. Home Schoolers’ Day. Admission free.