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Village Beneath the Waves
June 9 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
On June 9th we will be hosting a program featuring Carl LaVo, a local author and newspaper feature writer. His topic will be: VILLAGE BENEATH THE WAVES: The sad saga of a pristine, historic Bucks County village destroyed for a boating paradise in Nockamixon. Presentation will take place in the Durham Mill at 2:00 Sunday, June 9th. Light refreshments will be served. Free to members; $5.00 for non-members.
Carl LaVO, a graduate of the University of Florida in Gainesville, is a weekly history columnist for the Intelligencer and the Bucks County Courier Times. His newly-published coffee-table book is “Bucks County Adventures.” He retired as assistant managing editor of the Courier Times where he continues to serve on the newspaper’s editorial board. An award-winning journalist and photographer, he’s written extensively for Philadelphia magazine, National Wildlife, Down East, Naval History and other publications. He’s also the author of four books published by the Naval Institute Press in Annapolis. His TV appearances include The History Channel series Silent Service and Man, Moment and Machine. A native of California, he’s an experienced scuba diver and led pioneering explorations of water-filled caverns and subterranean rivers of Florida to depths of 200 feet. He’s a longtime resident of Bucks County where he, his wife Mary Anne, daughter Genevieve, son-in-law Michael and two grandchildren Dashiell and Margaux enjoy exploring the history and sights of the county.