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Tue, May 23

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The Jenks Center

Murder at Breakheart Hill Farm: The Shocking 1900 Case That Gripped Boston’s North Shore with Alison Simcox and Doug Hea

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Time & Location

May 23, 2023, 7:00 PM EDT

The Jenks Center, 109 Skillings Rd, Winchester, MA 01890, USA

About the Event

Local author and Tufts alum Alison Simcox and co-author Doug Heath will discuss their gripping true-crime book, Murder at Breakheart Hill Farm, about a horrific murder that took place in 1900 and captured headlines in Boston’s newspapers for months. Doug is an environmental scientist and history researcher. He worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for 30 years protecting drinking water supplies in New England and is Vice President of the Saugus River Watershed Council and a member of the Friends of the Fells Stewardship Committee. Alison Simcox is an environmental scientist and writer working at US EPA as a specialist in air quality. In 1998, she was the second woman to receive a doctorate in Engineering from Tufts University. She is on the Steering Committee of Tufts Environmental Alumni and on the Board of Directors of the Saugus River Watershed Council. Both have written trail guides on two areas in Middlesex Fells. Sponsored by a generous grant from The Cummings Foundation.

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