Sat, Jul 30

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Monadnock Center for History and Culture

Deep Water - book reading

A brutal murder. An unsolved crime. A secret kept hidden for 100 years.

Deep Water - book reading

Time & Location

Jul 30, 10:00 AM

Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St, Peterborough, NH 03458, USA

About the event

In the waning days of World War I, William K. Dean was brutally murdered, his body hog-tied and dumped in a rainwater cistern on his farm in the quiet town of Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Was the murderer his wife, suffering from dementia? Was it his best friend, a politically powerful judge? Or was it a former tenant, suspected by many of being a German spy? Kenneth M. Sheldon will read from Deep Water – Murder, Scandal and Intrigue in a New England Town,

the first in-depth examination into the murder and its aftermath in the town of Jaffrey. Free and open to the public.

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