Local Author to Bring Flood Story to Life in March

Presentations Scheduled
Archived Release – Release Date: February 22, 2005

Ferndale, PA – Local writer Mary A. Shafer, author of the recently released documentary book Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955, will be bringing the story to life in an ongoing series of digital slide presentations, readings from the book, and audience question and answer sessions in March.

Shafer will be appearing at the Palisades High School Library on Thursday, March 16, 2006 at 7:00 PM as a guest of the Riegelsville Kiwanis Club. The event is free of charge, but seating is limited and will be made available on a first-come basis to non-Kiwanis members. The high school is located at 35 Church Hill Rd. in Kintnersville. Contact Anne Lyons at 610-847-5268 for more information.

On Thursday, March 30, at 7:00 PM, the author will be giving her presentation to the Durham Historical Society. The event will take place at the Durham Township building at 215 Old Furnace Rd. in Durham. Interested parties should contact Steve Willey at 610-346-1672 for more information.

The author will be offering her book for sale at a special appearance price, and will be signing copies at both events. For a complete, current schedule of the author’s upcoming appearances, visit 55flood.com.

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CONTACT:
Mary Shafer, author – 610-847-2456 or floodbook AT thewordforge.com
Or directly contact the author

Media materials:
Download high-resolution digital image of the book cover, suitable for printing.