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Postcard History Series: Evansville

Author: Joseph Engler
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Release Date: October 15, 2012

We are pleased to announce the release of Postcard History Series: Evansville. The book, written by Joseph Engler and published by Arcadia Publishing, contains over 200 authentic postcards from Evansville's past. Chapters are broken into categories including religious, commercial and recreational sections, and each postcard is summarized in historical and present contexts. The book is now available at online retailers such as Barnes & Noble or Amazon or you can contact me to purchase a signed copy (and at a slight discout!).

Past events include

Book LaunchOctober 30 - 6:30 pmEVPL Central Library discussionNovember 12 - 7:00 pmReitz Home - carriage house
B & N book signingNovember 24 - 1:00 pmBarnes & Noble
OEHA Holiday TourDecember 2 - NoonLaval House (616 SE 1st)
History talk @ Penny LaneSun 1/6 - 2:00 pmPenny Lane Coffee House
History talk @ RathboneTue 1/15 - 1:30 pmRathbone Home
History talk @ SolarbronWed 1/16 - 2:00 pmSolarbron Pointe
History talk @ AtriaFri 1/18 - 3:30 pmAtria Senior Living
Interactive programSat 4/13 - 2:00 pmUSI Rice Library
Author Day @ AtriaTue 8/13 - 2:00 pm-4:00 pmAtria Senior Living
Drinkable History walking tourThu 10/17 - 6:00 pmTin Man Brewing Co

Books are $20 at any of the events above (except for B&N)--that's almost 15% off the retail price of $21.99 + tax--or contact us to reserve your copy. Be sure to include your address and add $1 for shipping (bubble mailer). Alternatively, get a free copy with a $25+ donation to our site! (See link from home page)

Sample postcards
Postcards not used in book
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