LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

Frank W. Wicks | Playwright ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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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Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep09) – Carleton Young

Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep09) – Carleton Young

Carleton Young | Voices From the Attic   On episode 9 of the podcast, historian Carleton Young of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania presents his book, Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War–a fascinating account of discovering family letters from the Civil War and retracing American history through eye-witness accounts by his ancestors.     This episode was recorded April 23, 2017 at the Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

Dave Holoweiko | Soldier, Come Home ABOUT THIS EPISODE 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 […]

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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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