Event: Reading From New Eastland Book

February 28, 2012 at 3:18 pm | Posted in Events, Hawthorne Museum | Leave a comment

Marian Manseau Cheatham will be at Morton College on Monday, March 19 at 1 pm for a reading and signing of her new book Merely DeeMerely Dee is a novel about a teenage girl, employed at the Hawthorne Works Plant, who boards the S.S. Eastland on July 24, 1915.  The boat carried employees of Hawthorne on their way to a company picnic, when it capsized in the Chicago River, it became the biggest maritime disaster in U.S. History.

Marian Manseau Cheatham will be reading from her new book and discussing the events surrounding the Eastland Disaster as well as her own research process.

Please join us at 1pm in the Cyber Cafe for this exciting event!


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