Saturday, March 9, 2:00pm
In recognition of Women’s History Month, Pam Matthews, in the persona of “Cornelia ‘Fly Rod’ Crosby in the late 1800s, will detail the life of Maine’s first Guide. She will also discuss Margaret Chase Smith, Carrie Stevens, and other famous women from Maine.
Matthews has written Cornelia ‘Fly Rod’ Crosby, Champion of Maine. Crosby was a journalist who wrote about fishing and hunting, helped to create conservation, hunting, and fishing laws, marketed the state of Maine as a destination for outdoor “sports”, and broke barriers for women. Matthews will have the book for sale ($20). The presentation is appropriate for all ages.