Walk the walk that Dorcas Hampton walked during the last half of the 19th Century


Throughout Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 and 16, during the Folklife Festival, I will post events that took place in Hannibal, Mo., during the second half of the 19th Century, as related to the life of Dorcas Hampton aka The Notorious Madam Shaw.

The historical biography, The Notorious Madam Shaw, published in August 2016, is available for sale at the Mark Twain Museum, located on the southeast corner of Main and Center streets, by the South Stage. Cost: $14.95. It is also available through Amazon, in print or Kindle edition, Click Here

Follow the Hannibal Arts Council map, published in the Oct. 15 edition of the Hannibal Courier-Post, to pinpoint real-life events experienced by Hannibal citizens along Hannibal's historic Main Street and vicinity.

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