Author Vincent Feeney to speak in Belmont Sunday
Author to speak in Belmont Sunday
BELMONT — The Mount Holly Town Library will present Vincent Feeney, author of “Finnigans, Slater and Stonepeggers: A History of the Irish in Vermont,” at 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Finnigans, Slater, and Stonepeggers” examines the true story of the Irish in Vermont, from the first colonial pioneers to the flood of famine refugees to today. Feeney’s book covers Fort Ticonderoga to the Civil War, World War II and beyond and shows how the Irish survived, fought, labored and prospered.
The event is free and open to the public. The Mount Holly Town Library is located at 26 Maple Hill Road in Belmont. For more information, call 259-3707 or visit www.mounthollyvt.org/library.