Middleborough author Edward Lodi will give a presentation of his book, Curious Incidents in King Philip’s War, as part of Dighton’s Tricentennial Celebration on Saturday, March 31 at 11:00 AM at Dighton Town Hall. The book is a compilation of thirty little-known stories from King Philip’s War. Mr. Lodi researched and edited these stories, including a list of resources on the subject. He includes his commentary on the narratives, including the veracity of each of these passed along tales. He is the author of Ghosts from King Philip’s War and Murder at Anawan Rock. He recently published Women in King Philip’s War.
Edward Lodi was born in Wareham MA, graduating in 1961 as class valedictorian. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Boston University and was active in the Civil Rights Movement. He taught for 3 years at Shaw University in Raleigh NC. He enjoyed life as a hippie in San Francisco before coming to his senses and returning to Cape Cod. He taught at Mass Maritime before becoming a trainer of social workers for the Division of Medical Assistance. Since 1995 he has devoted full time to writing. He draws his inspiration from New England’s nature, history and folklore.