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Pulitzer Prize Historian to Speak in Castine

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CASTINE – Pultizer Prize winnnig historian David Hackett Fischer will deliver the second annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture at the Maine Maritime Academy’s Delano Auditorium at 7:30pm on Wednesday, July 7. Fischer, whose book “Washington’s Crossing” won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2005, will be discussing his more recent book, “Champlain’s Dream,” a biography of the French explorer and colonist. His lecture is entitled “Champlain’s Dream: A New France in the New World.” The lecture honors the memory of Deborah Pulliam, a longtime resident and benefactor of many institutions in Castine and Maine, and is sponsored by the Castine Historical Society. It is free and open to the public.

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