Author Events

Upcoming

Lost Amusement Parks of Western Pennsylvania
Monday, April 17, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.
Redstone Highlands Communities Greensburg
6 Northgate Square – Greensburg, PA 15601

Past Events

Lost Trolley Parks of Western Pennsylvania Presentation
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum’s Virtual West Penn Trolley Meet 2020
Friday, June 26, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.
Broadcast via Zoom videoconferencing application
More info here: https://pa-trolley.org/western-pennsylvania-trolley-meet/

Lost Trolley Parks of Western Pennsylvania Presentation
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Virtual Programming
Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Broadcast via Zoom videoconferencing application
Register here: https://pa-trolley.org/fall-at-ptm

Lost Trolley Parks of Western Pennsylvania Presentation
McKeesport Regional History and Heritage Center Virtual Program
Wednesday, January 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Broadcast via Zoom videoconferencing application
Details here: https://www.mckeesportheritage.org/copy-of-programs-events

Lost Amusement Parks Radio Interview on The Bombeck Show
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
I spoke about my lost amusement parks book project, which will include the former Roseville/Idlewild Park near Sharon, PA, with radio host Eric Bombeck. The show was broadcast on WPIC 790AM and streamed on https://www.790wpic.com/ and Facebook Live.

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum Virtual Carrousel Chats
Episode Two: Lost Parks
Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 5:00PM
Sign up for Zoom link here: https://www.carrouselmuseum.org/carrousel-chats.html

Where Industry and the Appalachians Meet: Creating Amusement Parks in Western Pennsylvania
Ephemera Society of America Annual Conference
Ephemera 42: Creating Places and Spaces
Friday, March 18, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Website: https://www.ephemerasociety.org/2022-conference/

Lost Amusement Parks of Northwestern Pennsylvania
Program Hosted by Franklin Preservation
Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
DeBence Antique Music Museum
1261 Liberty Street, Franklin, PA 16323
Website: https://www.franklinpreservation.org/

Lost Amusement Parks of Western Pennsylvania’s Mon Valley
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.
McKeesport Regional History and Heritage Center
1832 Arboretum Dr, McKeesport, PA 15132
Website: https://www.mckeesportheritage.org/

Lost Amusement Parks of Northwestern Pennsylvania
Program part of Erie County Public Library’s histERIE Week
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.
Erie County Public Library (Blasco Memorial Library)
160 East Front Street, Erie, PA 16507
Website: https://eriecounty-pa.libguides.com/histerie

Lost Amusement Parks of Western Pennsylvania: Roller Coaster Edition
Friday, June 3, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Carnegie Library of McKeesport
1507 Library Ave., McKeesport, PA 15132
Website: https://mckeesportlibrary.org/

Lost Amusement Parks of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Monday, July 18, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Murrysville Community Library
4130 Sardis Road, Murrysville, PA 15668
Website: https://www.murrysvillelibrary.org/

Historic Amusement Parks of Western Pennsylvania
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.
Delmont Public Library
75 School Street, Delmont, PA 15626
Website: https://www.delmontlibrary.org/

Lost Amusement Parks of Western Pennsylvania’s Mon Valley
Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 10:00AM
Daughters of the American Revolution Queen Aliquippa Chapter Luncheon
Faith Lutheran Church
1656 Lincoln Way, McKeesport, PA 15131

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