From time to time I have the opportunity to give a public presentation on my research. These are a lot of fun for me, and (I hope) informative for the audience. On this page I’ll keep a listing of upcoming presentations and appearances. Hope to see you there!
Upcoming Talks and Events
Mary Conley: Rediscovering Liberty County’s Steamboatin’ Past
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Liberty County Historical Commission
318 San Jacinto Street
Liberty, Texas 77575
Houston, Texas 77030 Captain Henry Matryn Stringfellow, C.S.A. Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6 p.m. Henry Martyn Stringfellow Home 7902 Highway 6 Hitchcock, Texas 77563 Subject TBA
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Texas Map Society Annual Meeting
Galveston, Texas 77550
Past Talks and EventsThe Steamboat Laura and the Coming of the Texas Revolution (presentation)
Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Texas Navy Days
Stahlman Park, Brazoria County
For tickets and information, call 979-233-7330 or e-mail dortha-at-fortvelasco-dot-org. Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (presentation and signing)
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.
University of Texas at Arlington Library Arlington, Texas The Blockade Runner Will o’ the Wisp: Lost and Found, and Found Again (presentation)
Friday, October 24
Texas Archeological Society Annual Meeting
Embassy Suites in San Marcos, Texas Registration info here. Captain Dave Versus the Yankees (presentation) 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 8, 2014 Friends of the Clayton Genealogical Library Meeting 5300 Caroline Houston, Texas Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (presentation and signing)
Saturday, November 8, 2014 Houston History Book Fair Julia Ideson Library, Houston Public Library
Houston, Texas Inseparable Enemies: Galveston and Houston in the Nineteenth Century (presentation and signing)
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6 p.m. Galveston College Fall Lecture Series Abe and Annie Siebel Wing, Cheney Student Center Galveston College 39th Street and Avenue Q Galveston, Texas Captain Dave Versus the Yankees Monday, December 1, 2014 at 10 a.m. Terry;’s Texas Rangers Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy George Memorial Library Richmond, Texas
Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast (presentation and signing)
Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Brazoria County Historical Museum
100 E. Cedar Street
Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast
June 12, 2014 at 7 p.m.
2421 Bissonnet St.
Terry’s Texas Rangers Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy
October 1, 2012 at 10 a.m.
George Memorial Library
1001 Golfview Drive
Richmond, Texas 77469 For-Profit Patriots: Civil War Blockade Runners of the Texas Coast
Houston Archaeological Society
October 18, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Room 103, Anderson Hall, Building 20
The University of St. Thomas, 3800 Montrose
Houston, Texas 77006
Free and Open to the Public Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Houston History Book Fair & Symposium
Saturday, November 10, 2012, 10 to 4 p.m. Book Talk, 1:30 p.m. in the Reading Room Julia Ideson Building 500 McKinney Street Houston, Texas Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Signing, Galveston Bookshop Saturday, November 17, 2012, 2 to 4 p.m. 317 23rd Street
Galveston, Texas Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Signing, The Admiralty
(with Jim Schmidt, author of Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom)
Sunday, December 2, 2012, 11 to 3 p.m. Dickens on the Strand (Festival Admission required) 2221 The Strand
Galveston, Texas Buffalo Bayou Steamboats Book Lecture and Signing, Houston Maritime Museum Thursday, December 13, 7 p.m. 2204 Dorrington Street
Houston, Texas Buffalo Bayou Steamboats
Book Signing, G. Lee Gallery (with other great authors)
Saturday, December 15, 2012, Noon to 5 p.m.
2215 Postoffice Street
Galveston, Texas Buffalo Bayou Steamboats Book Lecture and Signing, Brazoria County Historical Museum Thursday, December 20, 6:30 p.m. 100 E. Cedar Street Angleton, Texas Buffalo Bayou Steamboats Brazos Bookstore (with Jim Schmidt, author of Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom) January 10, 2013 at 7 p.m. 2421 Bissonnet Street Houston, Texas 77005 Buffalo Bayou Steamboats Book Talk and Signing Jean Laffite Society April 9, 2013 (Time TBA) Meridian Towers Retirement Center 23rd Street and Seawall Boulevard Galveston, Texas Cotton by Rail to the Sea
Book Talk and Signing, Burton Cotton Gin Museum 24th Annual Cotton Gin Festival
April 20, 2013 (Time TBA) 307 North Main Burton, Texas Buffalo Bayou Steamboats Book Talk and Signing Galveston Historical Foundation Menard Summer Lecture Series Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 2 p.m. Tickets required. Menard Hall, 33rd and Avenue Galveston, Texas 77550