LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

Frank W. Wicks | Playwright     On episode 2 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with renowned playwright Frank W. Wicks, creator of Soldier, Come Home, a Civil War drama recently produced by the Little Beaver Historical Society. _______________________________________________________________________________ This episode was recorded May 12, 2017 in Darlington, Pennsylvania. Host: Kevin Farkas. Guests: Frank W. Wicks.  Executive Producer: Kevin Farkas.  Producer: […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

Dave Holoweiko | Soldier, Come Home     On episode 1 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with LBHS board member Dave Holoweiko about the society’s presentation of Soldier, Come Home, a play written by Frank W. Wicks based on the Civil War letters of his great-grandparents, Philip and Mary Pringle of Western Pennsylvania.  Featuring dramatic readings from the play and commentary by […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 34

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 34

Tom Davidson & Gwen Titley | Veterans of Beaver Valley On episode 34 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Tom Davidson and Gwen Titley, part of the creative team producing the Veterans of Beaver Valley oral history series of The Beaver County Times.     When the travelling replica of the Vietnam War memorial came to Beaver, Pennsylvania in […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 32

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 32

Jay Paisley | The Huffman Letters On episode 32 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Jay Paisley, author of The Huffman Letters: Civil War Letters to Beaver County, Pennsylvania.      “In 1861, sixteen year old William Henry Huffman enlisted in the Union Army,” writes Jay Paisley, chronicler of Huffman’s family letters.  “Like Henry Fleming, from Stephen Crane’s classic fictional […]

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