In the Shadow of Diablo: Mystery of the Great Stone House

History talk and book signing with author Dan Hanel.

The Contra Costa County Historical Society invites you to its next Author in the Archives Series on Saturday, September 16th.   Author and educator Dan Hanel presents an illustrated talk about his book In The Shadow of Diablo: Mystery of the Great Stone House. 

Enjoy hearing Dan talk about his novel which alternates between a local teacher’s present day adventure and the historical accounts of the brutal murder of Dr. John Marsh, one of the most important figures in Contra Costa County and California history.

Dan’s talk begins at 1:00 pm.    Book signing to follow immediately.

Admission and parking are free. Refreshments will be served. 

RSVP is requested by Sept. 12th.  To RSVP, please call (925) 229-1042 or send an email to [email protected]

A $10 donation is suggested at the door.  All proceeds benefit the preservation work of the Contra Costa County archives.

September 16, 2017 at 1:00pm - 3pm
Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar St
Martinez, CA 94553
United States
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Tara Weber or Priscilla Couden · · 925-229-1042

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