Mark your calendar: Rosemary McKinley will be signing

her books during Havens Farmers’ Market on July 23!




















Rosemary McKinley has been interested in history all of her life. After retiring from teaching history and writing, she became a published author in 2003. She has been published in Fate Magazine, the Good Old Days Magazine, Newsday, the Wormwood Press, Clarity, Lucidity, italymag.uk.co, licanvas.li, the Ultimate Teacher, Writing After Retirement, Whispering Angel Books and many others.

Rosemary does book presentations in costume with artifacts in schools, libraries, historical societies, the LI Aquarium, the Shinnecock Museum and the Children’s Museum on the East End.

Her first book was 101 Glimpses of the North Fork and Islands, a collection of historic facts and vintage photos. Her second is The Wampum Exchange–a multicultural historical novella about the beginning of the first settlement in New York, Southold.

Her third book, Captain Henry Green: A Whaler, is about an ordinary whaler who led an extraordinary life. Henry lives in the whaling town of Sag Harbor where almost everyone is involved in some way in the industry. Henry, like so many, is intrigued by the lure of the hunt for whales and the draw of sailing to faraway places. He works his way up to captain and has a long career as a whaler and adventurer. Along the way he is involved in the slave ship the Amistad and the Gold Rush.

For more information, please visit www.rosemarymckinley.com



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