Marcia Strykowski

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Strawbery Banke Fall Festival

Strawbery Banke is a 10 acre outdoor living history museum located at 14 Hancock Street in Portsmouth, NH. This restored colonial village is  worth checking out. The historic houses are staffed and open for touring May 1 through October 31, from 10 am to 5 pm. They are also open for special events throughout the …

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Pickity Place and Little Red

Back in 1786 a small cottage was built in the scenic hills of Mason, New Hampshire. Many years later, Caldecott Medal winner Elizabeth Orton Jones (1910-2005) lived in the quaint little red house.  She used it as a model for her illustrations in Little Red Riding Hood, (Little Golden Books, 1948). I recently visited this idyllic setting–now called Pickity Place–with a group of …

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New England Author Fair

I was thrilled to participate in the 4th New England Author Fair again this year in Center Harbor, NH. It was a beautiful ride up through mountain country and I got to listen to another great audio book (Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool). The weather was perfect for sitting outside with twenty fellow authors on the …

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