War of 1812 author to speak Saturday in Ogdensburg
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 12:04 pm

OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Public Library, 303 Washington St., will host a lecture and book signing with John Austin on Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. in the auditorium.

Austin will speak about the War of 1812 as it affected St. Lawrence County and specifically Ogdensburg. He will be signing his new book, “St. Lawrence County in the War of 1812: Folly and Mischief”, after the presentation.

Austin is a retired teacher who lives in DeKalb. He has is a member of the St. Lawrence Historical Society and has researched and compiled lists of soldiers from St. Lawrence County in both the Civil War and the War of 1812.