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Happy Birthday James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley in 1913

James Whitcomb Riley in 1913

Today, October 7th, is, or would have been, the 166th birthday of the Hoosier Poet, James Whitcomb Riley.

James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916) was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the “Hoosier Poet” and “Children’s Poet” for his dialect works and his children’s poetry respectively. His poems tended to be humorous or sentimental, and of the approximately one thousand poems that Riley authored, the majority are in dialect. His famous works include “Little Orphant Annie” and “The Raggedy Man“.

Information from Wikipedia

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September 15th 2015 Meeting

Now that the festival is getting near, we will be holding a meeting, to discuss plans every week. This week it will be on Tuesday September 15th, 2015.

The meeting will be held at the Attica City Building, 305 E. Main St., Attica, Indiana, at 6:00 PM.

Please feel free to attend…

September 2015 Meeting

Now that the festival is getting near, we will be holding a meeting, to discuss plans every week. This week it will be on Thursday September 10th, 2015.

The meeting will be held at the Attica City Building, 305 E. Main St., Attica, Indiana, at 6:00 PM.

Please feel free to attend…