Reading Rowland Evans Robinson

On March 16, 2021, Rokeby Trustee, Dean Leary, presented on the life and works of Vermont author Rowland Evans Robinson

At one point Ferrisburgh resident Rowland Evans Robinson (1833–1900) was one of Vermont’s most beloved writers. Leary, a long-time reader of Robinson’s work, shared knowledge about the writer and led a discussion of Robinson’s nature, history and fiction writing.

About the Presenter: Dean Leary learned of Rowland Evans Robinson’s writing as a child, and has read and studied his work on and off throughout the years since. Leary has long worked on behalf of Rokeby Museum as a volunteer and board member, and most recently, a museum tour guide. He lives in Charlotte, Vermont. 

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