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Southwest Region: Persuasion and Plesiosaurs

Jun 11

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Jane Austen and Mary Anning in Lyme Regis

cobb v2Austen and Anning both did important work during the same period centered around Lyme Regis. At this all-day event, Peter Graham will focus on Jane Austen's life and how Persuasion was influenced by this Dorset town. Jan Fahey will introduce us to Mary Anning, a lifetime resident of Lyme Regis, and her passion for the diverse fossils she discovered there. And Lia Poyatos will discuss the town itself. This event will include a continental breakfast and a box lunch.

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