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RetroFest hosts 'Haunted Southern Maryland' author

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Leonardtown, MD – RetroFest has added a scary addition to the festival lineup. David W. Thompson, the author of  Haunted Southern Maryland will be at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to sign books on Saturday, Sept. 28, during RetroFest on the Potomac. 

Thompson’s book is available at the Museum Stores at both St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum.  The Piney Point Lighthouse is featured on the cover of the book. 

Thompson's book details man of Southern Maryland's legends and ghost stories, like the spirit of the famed “witch” Moll Dyer, the haunted history of Sotterley Plantation, and the tales of the ghosts that remained after the Civil War at Point Lookout.

This book signing is part of an event that promises something for everyone who
loves all-things “retro.” Admire classic cars, browse for vintage treasures, and step back in time to the nostalgic tunes of yesteryear. From the 40s to the 70s, whatever your, decade the public is invited to get their “Rockabilly” on and support the mission of Piney Point Lighthouse.

Additionally, this great new event will feature live rockabilly music from The Wanderers, vintage vendors selling nostalgic items from the 40s to the 70s, a special travel exhibit from the National Capital Radio and Television Museum in
Bowie, an appearance by the Southern Maryland Pin-up for Paws.

There will also be hot rods and classic Cars on display from the St. Mary’s Rod & Classic Car as well as food trucks  and a beer wagon.

The event is fundraiser for the Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums and takes  place Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets cost $5 per person.

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