Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Ghosts And Legends Of Western Pennsylvania

Monday, October 24 at 7:00pm

Just in time for the Halloween season, Thomas White will present some fascinating background on the many legends, folktales and ghost stories that have grown up around familiar sites in the Pittsburgh area. White is the university archivist and curator of special collections in the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University. His research in local history has led to fascinating discoveries and the publication of four popular books on the subject, including Ghosts of Southwestern Pennsylvania. With a special emphasis on local hauntings and spooky tales, Professor White’s insights will be a special Halloween treat for his audience. Please register for this program online or by calling the adult services reference desk at 412-366-8100, ext.113.

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