2022 Summer Lecture Series, 8-28-22

Hancock County Museum Summer Lecture Series

August 28, 2022

Pamela Makricosta, of Weirton, will share her “Yiayla’s – Grandma’s Bundle” presentation at the Hancock County Museum, 1008 Ridge Ave., New Cumberland, on Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 2:00. Her grandmother survived the 1914 Christian Holocaust of Asia Minor which is present-day Turkey. Pamela is an author, English and Greek language instructor, Weirton Museum vice president, and Literacy & Lifelong Learning Coordinator at the Mary H. Weir Public library. She will also discuss the latest book, Secrets in the Mist.

Mary Zwierzchowski, local historian, author, and Assistant Reference Librarian of the Mary H. Weir Public Library, will be on hand to answer questions about the book, Secrets in the Mist: The History of Brown’s Island which she co-authored with Jane Kraina. She will also be selling and signing the book. The book was published this year on the 50th anniversary of the 1972 explosion that took the lives of 19 men.

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served after the talk and questions.

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