Upcoming in October on Fieldstone Common Radio

Be sure to mark your calendar. We’ll be giving away some great books during the live broadcasts of Fieldstone Common.

4 Oct 2012 at 1pm EST

Final Thought: Eternal Beauty in Stone with John Thomas Grant. John interprets and connects with history through the camera lens. He reminds us that the past resides with us, sometimes forgotten and sometimes celebrated.  Join us as we talk with John Thomas Grant about his book, Final Thoughts.

11 Oct 2012 at 1pm EST

Legends and Lore of Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson Valley with Jonathan Kruk. Beyond Sleepy Hollow are tales of an imp that causes mischief, a white lady that haunts Ravens Rock and the ghost of Major Andre. Storyteller Jonathan Kruk shares the lore of the Hudson Valley.

18 Oct 2012 at 1pm EST

Witchcraft Prosecution: Chasing the Devil in Connecticut with Richard G. Tomlinson.  Connecticut’s colonial settlers feared witches. In England where the prosecution of witches was rising to its peak, and they were anxious about the possible threats to their new settlements that witchcraft might represent. Dick Tomlinson presents the evolution of witchcraft prosecution in Connecticut from 1642 to its disappearance in the early 1700s.
25Oct 2012 at 1pm EST

Murdered by His Wife with Deborah NavasIn March 1778, Joshua Spooner, a wealthy gentleman farmer was beaten to death and his body stuffed down a well. Four people were hanged for the crime: two British soldiers, a young Continental soldier, and Spooner’s wife, Bathsheba, who was charged with instigating the murder.Come hear a story of 18th century murder.
Copyright 2012-2013 Marian Pierre-Louis

Upcoming in September on Fieldstone Common Radio

Be sure to mark your calendar. We’ll be giving away some great books during the live broadcasts of Fieldstone Common.

6 Sept 2012 at 1pm EST
Joe Manning of the Lewis Hine Project


The Lewis Hine Project with Joe Manning. Lewis Hine was the photographer whose early 20th century photos of working children shaped child labor laws in the United States. For the past seven years, Joe Manning has been conducting the Lewis Hine Project, an effort to track down and interview the descendants of child laborers photographed by Lewis Hine in the early 1900s. His work has resulted in stories about the lives of over 300 of those children.
13 Sept 2012 at 1pm EST
Meaghan Siekman, curator of the Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA


The Fairbanks House with Curator, Meaghan Siekman. Not only is it the oldest timber-frame house in America, the Fairbanks House is full of stories and mysteries. Meaghan will explore many topics including the mysteries of the Fairbanks House, Puritan Superstitions, the lives of women at the house and much more.
20 Sept 2012 at 1pm EST
Author Diane Rapaport


The Naked Quaker with Diane Rapaport. Lawyer and historian Diane Rapaport extracts tantalizing tales from the pre-Revolutionary court records for her book, The Naked Quaker: True Crimes and Controversies from the Courts of Colonial New England. Twenty-five true stories—amusing, poignant, shocking—bring history to life.
27 Sept 2012 at 1pm EST
The Photo Detective, Maureen Taylor


The Last Muster with The Photo Detective, Maureen Taylor. The Last Muster – Images of the Revolutionary War Generation is a collection of pictures and stories of the last survivors of the American Revolutionary War and some of their family members. We’ll also be talking to Maureen about her book Fashionable Folks Hairstyles 1840-1900.
Copyright 2012-2013 Marian Pierre-Louis