Stone Breaker: The Life of James Gates Percival
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 — 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join author Kathleen L. Housley for an informative talk and book signing. Sponsored by the Berlin Historical Society.
June 20, 2023
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
A poet, linguist, and unstable savant, James Gates Percival was also a brilliant geologist who walked thousands of miles crisscrossing first Connecticut and then Wisconsin to lay the foundation for the work of generations of Earth scientists.
Join author Kathleen L. Housley for an informative talk and book signing for her new book, Stone Breaker: The Poet James Gates Percival and the Beginning of Geology in New England.
Book will be available for purchase and signing. $25 cash or check
Sponsored by the Berlin Historical Society.
About the Presenter
Kathleen L. Housley is a resident of Glastonbury, and the author of nine books including Black Sand: The History of Titanium and The Scientific World of Karl-Friedrich Bonhoeffer: the Entanglement of Science, Religion, and Politics in Nazi Germany.
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