TCHS Hosts Program on New York Folklore

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Location: 110 Front St. Owego, NY 13827

Phone: 607-687-4260

Email: museum@tiogahistory.org

Link: http://www.tiogahistory.org

Event Description

April 14, 2014 Updated Apr 14, 2014 at 8:58 AM EST

TCHS Hosts Program on New York Folklore
Folklorist Elizabeth Tucker to Speak at TCHS Museum

Legends, music, tall tales, and customs combine to form a rich folklore that people enjoy. Elizabeth Tucker, Professor of English at SUNY Binghamton, will capture the world of New York folklore on Saturday, April 26, at the Tioga County Historical Society Museum. Dr. Tucker brings an extensive
understanding of the stories and legends that underlie life in the region.

If You Go
When: Saturday, April 26 at 1pm
Where: TCHS Museuem, 110 Front Street in Owego
Cost: Free - but donations are greatly appreciated.

Professor Tucker is a member of the New York Folklore Society’s executive board. Her previous books are Campus Legends: A Handbook (2005), Haunted Halls: Ghostlore of American College Campuses (2007), Children’s Folklore: A Handbook (2008), and Haunted Southern Tier (2011). She also edits the journal Children’s Folklore Review and is president of the International Society for Contemporary Legend Research. Dr. Tucker’s current projects include a book on New York folklore and researching Internet folklore.

The Tioga County Historical Society Museum is open Wednesdays through Saturdays, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. For more information, please call 607-687-2460, email museum@tiogahistory.org, or visit www.tiogahistory.org.

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