Solano County

Local authors give talk at Peña Adobe Park Saturday

By From page A3 | July 28, 2014

The week aheadVACAVILLE — Local history authors Elissa DeCaro, Fern Henry and Brian Irwin will be at Peña Adobe Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to talk about their books on the heritage of Vacaville, Suisun City and Suisun Valley.

Henry wrote “My Checkered Life: Luzena Stanley Wilson in Early California,” the story of the Vacaville pioneer’s crossing to Gold Rush-era California. DeCaro co-authored the history of “Suisun City and Valley” with L.M. Ewing. Irwin teamed up with local historian Carole Noske to compile “Vacaville Then & Now,” which compared photos of early and present-day Vacaville.

Peña Adobe Park is located off Interstate 80 just west of Vacaville. For more information, go to www.penaadobe.org.

Reach Susan Hiland at 427-6981 or [email protected]

Susan Hiland

Susan Hiland

Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Nebraska.

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