Local author Tim Shannon will visit Dog Ears Bookstore & Café from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, for a presentation on Buffalo’s Irish history and book-signing event. The nonprofit bookstore is located at 688 Abbott Road in Buffalo.
Shannon’s PowerPoint presentation uses historic photos to illustrate the history behind his “Da’s Shillelagh Trilogy.” The three book in the trilogy include “Da’s Shillelagh,” “Da’s Legacy” and the newly released “Da’s American Family.”
Topics featured in the presentation include the role of the Irish in the War of 1812, the Erie Canal, Great Seiche of 1844, Canal District, Civil War, the Fenians and more.
For more information on Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, please call 823-2665, visit their new website at www.dogearsbookstore.org or follow the bookstore on Facebook for frequent updates.