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Book Talk: Author Lee Ellen Hickey on “Girl in the Glass Coffin”

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free With Museum Admission

Join Oswego-based author Lee Ellen Hickey as she discusses her new book, “Girl in the Glass Coffin: The Tonkin Affairs.”

This new release is based on the true story of young Virginia Tonkin, known by local legend in Oswego as “the girl in the glass coffin,” whose dead body was kept in her family’s home for fifteen months  following her tragic and untimely death. Step back in time to Oswego in the Gilded Age and witness the incredible circumstances that surrounded the Tonkin family in this historical fiction that is full of tragedy, intrigue, romance, betrayal, mystery, scandal, and even murder.


May 19
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free With Museum Admission
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Onondaga Historical Museum
321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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