Scott Russell Sanders “WILDERNESS PLOTS” — Featured Storyteller at “Council at the Grove,” August 21

          Award winning Hoosier author and storyteller, Scott Russell Sanders, will be among the featured storytellers at 1810 Camp Fire “Council at the Grove” on Saturday, August 21 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM.   Professor Sanders will read his collection of “tales about the settlement of the American land,” WILDERNESS PLOTS
          The author will read to vistors by camp fire light as part of Grouseland’s living history experience, “Council at the Grove.”  
          William Henry Harrison’s GROUSELAND  is located at 3 W. Scott St., Vincennes, IN, and the event will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2010, from 7:00 – 10:00 PM. 
          Council at the Grove is the evening event, which will follow the 1:00 PM dedication ceremony of the new historical park, “Walnut Grove” at Grouseland, which commemorates the bicentennial of the meetings between Shawnee leader, Tecumseh, and then governor of the Indiana Territory, William Henry Harrison, who later served as the 9th President of the United States.
          Council at the Grove will feature other storytellers, as well as music and cultural demonstrations of Native American, pioneer and military life in 1810 Indiana.  Visitors can tour various camp fire “stations”  and be transported in time. 
          Sanders is a 2010 recipient of the Indiana Author’s Award. His appearance at Grouseland’s Walnut Grove dedication event is made possible by a grant from the Vincennes-Knox County Convention and Visitors Bureau
          All events, except tours of Harrison’s mansion, are free and open to the public.  Tours will be given of Grouseland throughout the day, including by candlelight during Council at the Grove at regular admission rates ($5 adult, $4 senior, $3 students).
          Click on link to print and distribute event flyer … Wilderness Plots at Walnut Grove 8/21/10
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