Old Time Stories from the Valley on Oct. 12

Please join the Friends of the Jackson Public Library as they host local story teller Gloria Aspinall sharing Old Time Stories from the Valley on Wednesday October 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Jackson Public Library, located at 52 Main Street in Jackson, NH.

wildcatGloria’s stories will be local to the Mount Washington Valley. There will be tales of early logging camps on the Kancamagus Highway, gypsies summering in Conway, establishing the International Gold Standard at Bretton Woods, and the history of the Russell-Colbath House. Gloria brings these by-gone times to life with her stories and historical props.

81 year old Gloria Aspinall was born in Conway and now lives in Madison. She is a retired deputy sheriff, and volunteers every summer for the Forest Service, re-enacting Ruth Russell in period costume at the Russell-Colbath House on the Kancamagus Highway. Her book, Old Time Stories from the Valley, has even more historical tales from around the Mount Washington Valley. Signed copies will be available for sale.

For more information on the Russell-Colbath House, please see the USDA website.

The presentation is free and open to the public although a $5.00 donation is welcome to offset speaker expenses. For more information, please contact the Jackson Public Library at 603 383-9731.