DANVERS – Author David Tory Exploring the adventures of Isaac Stanfield, who leaves Dorchester to become a sailor on a merchantman, The Sweet Rose. This story describes events in the period 1613-1620. Through resilience, initiative and luck, Isaac finds himself a participant and observer in the explorations that preceded the arrival of the Mayflower in New England.
Isaac’s thirst for adventure is tempered by the love and support of friends while his youthful exuberance and charm attract many important people to engage him in their endeavors.
David Tory co-founded Essex County Community Foundation in 1998, and lives on Cape Ann. He has researched the origins of philanthropy in New England, uncovering facts about the early settlements here that appeared to be generally unknown. Mr. Tory will have his book available for sale.
The event will be held at Tapley Memorial Hall 13 Page Street, Danvers Wednesday May 18. Free Admission. Donations appreciated.
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