Thursday, August 11, 2016

“Jefferson’s Dream: The Ballad of the Declaration of Independence” at Leach Library

On Thursday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m., the Leach Library will host the program “Jefferson’s Dream: The Ballad of the Declaration of Independence” by Mr. John Perrault. 

Mr. Perrault is an author, poet, balladeer, and songwriter who has performed throughout New England.  He has recorded albums including Rough Cuts.  His published works include Here Comes the Old Man Now and The Ballad of Louis Wagner and other New England Stories in Verse.

Join us as Mr. Perrault shares his most recent work, Jefferson’s Dream, through both story and song.  Starting with Thomas Jefferson, learn how eight great American men and women carried forward the values of the Declaration of Independence while overcoming monumental obstacles in the pursuit of liberty and equality.

The event is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 individuals.  It will be held in the library’s lower-level Meeting Room.  Light refreshments will be served.

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