[Milton-L] more on the 400th anniversary
walfred at UDel.Edu
walfred at UDel.Edu
Mon Jan 21 19:21:43 EST 2008
There are indeed events planned for Milton's 400th
in Milton, Delaware This is from an earlier post to
this list serve:
Every year in December, on the weekend nearest to December 8, Milton Delaware, the town holds a Poetry
Contest and readings and other special events.
Recently a statue of Milton sitting on a bench has been commissioned.
(Article lined below).
Milton is a quaint town, near the seaside resort of Lewes and Rehoboth, Del.
If you are near the East Coast, and want to do some tax-free shopping before
the holidays, this might be a small-town experience worth consideration.
The poetry festival has traditionally been more to
do with celebrating current and local talent than
celebrating Milton's poetry per se, but 2008
promises to be different. This is the official
Milton town site and should have more updates as
they are formulated (we take our time here in
Delaware). The unveiling of the statue promises to
be a very big deal.
Michele D. Walfred
Sussex County 4-H
University of Delaware
16483 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-2585 Ext. 550
(302) 856-1845 Fax
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Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 14:01:52 -0500
From: Conrad Bladey <cbladey at verizon.net>
Subject: Re: [Milton-L] more on the 400th
To: John Milton Discussion List
<milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
>I seem to remember something happening or being
thought of in Milton
>Delaware USA - at some point I should be
producing something on Milton
>and the gunpowder plot which of course will move
>encouragement by someone who might be interested
or some event....so if
>anyone is on the list who knows of the events in
Milton....let me know
>if there is any form of encouragement for someone
to produce something
>We are totaly peasant and reserve all available
funding to keep
>celebration alive but Milton is not far....we
might work for food....
>Gavin Alexander wrote:
>> Dear all
>> This week saw the opening of the two Milton
exhibitions in Cambridge, at
>> the University Library
>> and at Christ's College
>> have quite a lot of information for those
unable to make it in person.
>> Yesterday, 'darkness visible' launched:
This site was put
>> together by graduate and undergraduate students
at Christ's and is aimed
>> at those - school or university students,
general readers - coming to
>> Paradise Lost for the first time.
>> Gavin Alexander
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