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Friday, June 2 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Spiritualism and Occult in Victorian Times

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What was it about the Victorian era that had everyone mad for the occult? Let's discuss the occult phenomenon and how it affected Victorian life and times.

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Tally Johnson

Literary Guest
Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Spartanburg Methodist College and Wofford College with degrees in history. He is the author of Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry, Ghosts of the South Carolina Midlands, Ghosts of the Pee Dee (all for The History Press) and Civil War Ghosts of South Carolina (for Post Mortem Press) and has a story in An Improbable Truth (from Mocha Memoirs Press). Mr. Johnson currently serves as Special Services Coordinator for the Chester County Library and has been active in many community groups, including Chester County First Steps, the Chester County Arts Council, the School Improvement Council for the Chester Park School of the Arts and the Chester Little Theater among others. He is on the Roster of Approved Artists as an author, as well as the South Carolina School... Read More →

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Chuck Carte

English/Theatre Department Chair, Stanly County Schools
I am a teacher, theater director, writer, editor, investigator, and cosplayer.
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Nickie Jamison

Fan
Nickie Jamison is one pseudonym for Ora J. McGuire. Ora wrote her first full-length novel at age 10 – that creative endeavor sparked the desire to pursue a career in writing. Her stories dabble in and blend many different genres; science fiction, fantasy, romance, contemporary, poetry, and horror... Read More →
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Tally Johnson

Literary Guest
Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Spartanburg Methodist College and Wofford College with degrees in history. He is the author of Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry, Ghosts of the South Carolina Midlands, Ghosts of the Pee Dee (all for The History Press) and Civil War Ghosts of South Carolina (for Post Mortem Press) and has a story in An Improbable Truth (from Mocha Memoirs Press). Mr. Johnson currently serves as Special Services Coordinator for the Chester County Library and has been active in many community groups, including Chester County First Steps, the Chester County Arts Council, the School Improvement Council for the Chester Park School of the Arts and the Chester Little Theater among others. He is on the Roster of Approved Artists as an author, as well as the South Carolina School... Read More →
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The Long Losts

Performance, The Long Losts
Hailing from New York, The Long Losts are a musical act made up of vocalist Anka and her husband Patrick on guitar that began in 2012 with the creation of their first song, “If Only Boris Karloff Was My Dad.” In 2014 they released their first album, “Scary Songs To Play In... Read More →
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Tina R. McSwain

Paranormal, CAPS - The Charlotte Area Paranormal Society
I am a well respected paranormal investigator and researcher with over 20 year experience. I founded CAPS - The Charlotte Area Paranormal Society in 2005 and we are still going strong today. We take a scientific approach to the study of all types of paranormal activity.
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Calandra Usher

Calandra Usher, born and raised in Northport NY (Long Island), graduated from SUNY Buffalo with a BFA in Sculpture and became a certified K-12 art teacher. She spent a year in the Peace Corps in Ghana, West Africa, teaching art in a deaf school. She and her family lived in Detroi... Read More →


Friday June 2, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Burnham
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