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The Mooncusser’s Tale:a History of Piracy and Family on Cape Cod

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Presented by Sturgis Library at Sturgis Library, Barnstable MA

Aug 27 2019
The Mooncusser’s Tale:a History of Piracy and Family on Cape Cod

Learn all about the history of mooncussers and piracy on Cape Cod.

What were mooncussers? How did they effect the maritime history of Cape Cod? In this pot-pourri talk, uncover a little of our local history and how a legend  became an award-winning radio play.  The Mooncusser’s Tale, a haunting story of piracy and family conflict in 19th century Wellfleet, was a originally broadcast on WOMR-FM. Selections from the radioplay will be read during the program. This talk will also be accompanied by slides of places which inspired the The Mooncusser’s Tale.

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ADMISSION INFO

This program is free to the public.Registration is appreciated.

To register call  508-362-6636, email sturgisreference@comcast.net, or online at http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/the-history-of-mooncussers-with-lee-roscoe/

Contact: 508-362-6636

Email: sturgisreference@comcast.net

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3090 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630

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