R. C. Durkee
R.C. Durkee is a writer and professional artist who blends her love of history, nature and rural life into her creative projects.
The sixth generation to have lived on the family’s 180 year old farm, she has raised draft ponies, sheep, cows and crops. Living on a generational farm ripe with history sparked her interest in early American history, historical places, century barns, and Civil War sites. Stories handed down have found their way into her essays, short stories and now novels. She loves the outdoors, nature, gardening and farming and enjoys reading historical non-fiction.
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It's been a busy week. I was speaker for our history program at my local library, and then guest speaker for Case Western Reserve University's Shipwreck Camp. The camp teaches students 12-15 about Lake Erie wrecks and lake environment. They read, scuba dive, research and build underwater cameras and research…
I was privileged to participate as guest speaker for two groups these past weeks. In May, I was invited to speak about my book, RUM RUN and local Prohibition history at Columbia Historical Society's meeting. What a great audience with wonderful stories to share. Thank you, Pat, President Nemeth…
Thank you, Margaret and Read & Feed Book Club for inviting me to dinner to sit in on your discussion of my book, RUM RUN which was their selection for the April read. I had a good time in great company.