Wessex Society Lecture: The Patagonian Invasion
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 8-9:31 p.m.
Hampton Hall, Marine Institute
Dr. Don Downer, Elizabeth Scammell Reynolds, and David Quinton will give present. Shipwrecked rounding Cape Horn in 1886, sailor Bill Downer of Fogo Island eventually returned home, married and carried his family to his sheep ranch in Patagonia. His descendants returned last summer to see the land of their ancestors. Their distant relatives Don Downer, Elizabeth Scammell Reynolds, and David Quinton will tell the tale of “The Patagonian Invasion “.
Presented by Wessex Society