A Poet’s Pilgrimage On the Wabash and Erie Canal

Addresse500 E 800 S
CityMontgomery
AtCorning Irish Heritage Center
CountyOrange (NY2986)
Date09/22/2018
Hours19:30
CategoriaEvents
500 E 800 S
Montgomery
Corning Irish Heritage Center
Orange (NY2986)
Tel 2018-09-22
Categoria Events
A Poet’s Pilgrimage On the Wabash and Erie Canal

In this new work, Indianapolis author and storyteller Liza Hyatt draws from family history records describing the lives of her Irish immigrant great-great-grandmothers. Tracing their journey from 19th century Ireland to pioneer life on the Wabash and Erie and the Whitewater Canal, Hyatt braids together one story from three strands. She inter-weaves her great-great grandmother’s stories with her own story of how rediscovering these strong women changed her life. To further honor her heritage, Hyatt weaves Celtic harp accompaniment into her performance in the tradition of Irish bards. A fundraising program brought to you to help the Corning Irish Heritage Center raise money for the purpose of preserving our historic buildings and Irish Heritage. Tickets: Adults $10, children ages 3 to 15, $5.



Doors open 5:00pm. Tea time 5:00 to 5:55 pm. Performance 6:00 to 7:30pm. Free: Irish Tea and Scones (1st serving). Soft drinks and bottled water available. No cash bar for this event. For advanced ticket sales contact any CIHC board member. Call: Evan @ 8-1-2--2-9-6--2-2-8-3, Lynn @ 8-1-2--2-9-6--0-3-0-3 or emailing celtichall@corningheritagecenter.com.

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