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Writer, historian to discuss 'The Roaring Twenties'

10:37 AM EST, January 8, 2014

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KING & QUEEN – The next meeting of the King and Queen Historical Society will be Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Old Courthouse Building, located next to the Tavern Museum in the historic King and Queen courthouse district.

Our speaker will be Mary Miley Theobald, respected writer/historian. She received her BA and MA in history from the College of William and Mary. She taught American history and Museum Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University for thirteen years. Mary is the author of over 175 magazine articles, most on history, travel, and business topics, and of nine nonfiction books. Her most recent novel is "The Impersonator," a mystery, which is a First Novel Award Winner.

The subject of Ms. Theobald's presentation is "The Roaring Twenties", a unique decade that careened from the heights of vaudeville and silent film to the depths of prohibition. It will be fun!!!!

Refreshments will follow at the Tavern Museum and all are cordially invited. Mary will also be available to sign books.