Emily Cowan will discuss her research into abandoned places, her book Abandoned Topeka and her website AbandonedAtlas.com. Register to attend in-person or by Zoom.
Abandoned Topeka was one of our most popular nonfiction checkouts in 2022. Learn more about Cowan's tremendously popular website, AbandonedAtlas.com, as well as how she conducts research and how she developed her book Abandoned Topeka. She will also share a sneak peek of her next book Abandoned Hospitals of Kansas, and talk about her plans to engage young people in the work of learning and preserving history.
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AGE GROUP: | Teens (6th - 12th Grade) | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | History & Genealogy | Books/Authors/Writing |
|Mon, Mar 27||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 28||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 29||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 31||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Sat, Apr 01||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Apr 02||12:00PM to 9:00PM|
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