Vic Butsch will be available at the Norwich History Day 09/30/18. He will be answering questions concerning the pardon request for Aaron Dwight Stevens. He will also have autographed books available for purchase for $18.95. Come and find out more about Norwich’s antislavery hero.
Besides Amamzon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, Next Century Publishing and our site, the book, ‘A Journey to the Gallows’ is now available for sale at the Uncas Pharmacy, West Town Street, Norwich, CT. A good way to pick up the book instead of waiting for it to come to you in a delivery.
Vic and Tommy have been invited by the teaching staff at the Sayles Elementary School in Sprague to present a short presentation on the life of Aaron Dwight Stevens and read excerpts from their book, ‘A Journey to the Gallows’, to the eight grade students on March 2nd at 9:00 a.m.
Co-Authors Vic Butsch and Tommy Coletti have been invited to appear on Channel 14. The Public Access Studios on West Town Street have asked them to participate in their new show, ‘What’s Your Gripe’. There is really no gripe and the authors look forward to discussing their book, ‘A Journey to the Gallows’. A historical fiction on the life and times of Lisbon born and Norwich raised Aaron Dwight Stevens.
Stevens made history in 1859 as the military trainer of John Brown’s Raiders who attacked the Harper’s Ferry Military Arsenal in the attempt to steal weapons for a slave revolt they had hoped would occur. The book details Stevens’s abolitionism, military experience in the Mexican War of 1846, as a Dragoon out west in the Southwest Territories, involvement in Bloody Kansas, his love of two women in his life and his association with the famous John Brown that was a major event that caused the American Civil War..
Vic Butsch and Tommy Coletti have been notified by the Office of State Senator Cathy Osten and the CT DOT that a ceremony to unveil the new signs for the Aaron Dwight Stevens Memorial Highway in Lisbon, CT will take place on January 8, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. All are welcome.