Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Maine’s Mid-Century Moment:
Castine’s Katharine Butler Hathaway, Author of The Little Locksmith.

Katherine Butler Hathaway. Photo Courtesy the Schlesinger Library


UMA Professor of English Lisa Botshon will moderate a discussion on Castine resident Katharine Butler Hathaway’s best selling 1943 memoir The Little Locksmith. Chris Austin, Hathaway’s grand nephew and Dr. Abby Clouse-Radigan will provide context for Butler Hathaway’s life and work. This program is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Copies of The Little Locksmith will be available for purchase.

This event will be provided via Zoom.  Registration information coming soon!