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Memorial Hall Library

Memorial Hall Library welcomes Boston talk radio host and author Doug 'V.B.' Goudie.

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On Wednesday, June 5 at 7pm, Doug 'V.B.' Goudie will talk about his new book, A Frost in Hell: The True Story of the Petersham Butcher of 1875. On July 4th, 1875, while most people were planning celebrations, one man had another idea - murder. And this was no ordinary murder. What Samuel J. Frost did on July 4th was outrageous, and it was only the beginning. The story is as juicy today as it was in 1875, and told by an author who grew up in that 'never-heard-of-it' town. Sign up.