Donna Barron, Julie Clarke Mike and Leda Owens were at Art in the Park 2019:
September 21st & 22nd
Thank you to all who came out to support!
September 14th 21st
Gwinnett County Fair – Books for sale in SCV Camp 96 Booth 5pm-11pm https://www.gwinnettcountyfair.com/
Art in the Park at Hurricane Shoals, Maysville Georgia– Book signing at booth in Arts section from 10am to 6pm on Saturday and 12:30 to 5:30 pm on Sunday - https://www.hurricaneshoalspark.org/art-in-the-park
Oakland cemetery Sunday in the Park– Book signing at D’Alvigny gravesite from Noon to 6pm https://oaklandcemetery.com/event/sunday-in-the-park-2019/
Presentation/book signing for Jonesboro UDC -11am
Presentation/book signing at SCV Cassville – 7pm
Scribbler’s event at Hoschton United Methodist church at Fall Festival 9am to 3pm includes car show and food – in vicinity of Hoschton Fall Festival
Presentation/book signing for Cumming SCV Camp – 7pm
Book signing at town of Andersonville, Georgia - TBD
Perhaps the best way to know history is to relive it, which is what authors Julie and Rick Clarke have done and written about…
Alternate Arts: You live, love and write history. Which came first: doing reenactments or writing your book?
Julie and Rick: The reenactments came first. We had to follow the steps of the ancestors before we had enough information to write a book...
Both Civil War re-enactors, Julie and Rick were extras in a short film on historical rural churches in Georgia which aired on Georgia Public TV in 2017. They have been researching Rick's family for over 20 years. Rick's ancestor, Dr. Noel D'Alvigny, was the role model for Dr. Meade in "Gone with the wind." This book is about the Doctor's daughter, Pauline (Rick's 3rd great grandmother), who grew up in Charleston before the family moved to Atlanta in the early 1850's. This includes Pauline's personal account, in her own words, of the War in Atlanta in 1864 when she was forced to leave her home near Peachtree creek. A farmer's wife, she became the matron of one of the hospitals in Atlanta. Julie, with the help of her husband Rick, weaves in and out of the past, and includes some of Clarke's re-enactments and modern day events in addition to the Civil War. Rick Clarke, this books historical advisor, is currently working on a book in Pauline's father who was from France, Dr. Peter Noel D'Alvigny.