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Leaves of Grass Reading Marathon

May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am

In honor of the bicentennial of one of America’s greatest poets, Walt Whitman, the Salem Athenaeum is hosting a marathon reading of hisseminal work, Leaves of Grass. All are welcome to participate! Come andcontribute a verse, if you wish, or sit, listen and enjoy with us! Dr.Sue Weaver Schopf will present opening remarks and then we will read aloudfrom the first edition of Leaves of Grass (1855). Stay as long as you like–for the whole reading or just for a few minutes.

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May 18, 2019
11:00 am