When: Sat., Aug. 26, 2-4 p.m. 2017
Presentation by author Trilby Busch. “Darkness Visible: A Novel of the 1892 Homestead Strike,” recreates the experiences of the workers and townspeople who witnessed the strike and battle firsthand. The author’s great-grandfather was killed in the Homestead Works in the immediate aftermath of the strike. A Steel Valley native, Trilby Busch will show how the novel weaves oral history and research into a insider’s view of the dramatic events unfolding in 1892. Descendants of strikers and steelworkers of that era will also share their family stories.