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The Westford Historical Society and Museum will host a book talk and signing with local author David Brody at the Westford Museum on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m.
Brody will introduce his ninth book in his Templar in America Series, Treasure Templari: Templars, Nazis and the Holy Grail (Templars in America Book 9).
Following the discussion Brody will autograph copies of his book(s).
The Ghent Altarpiece painting is the most stolen piece of artwork in world history. During World War II, the Nazis pilfered it, believing that the painting’s Knights Templar symbology and iconography were encrypted clues leading to the Holy Grail and other lost Templar treasures.
In his ninth book exploring Templar themes, entitled Treasure Templari, author David S. Brody examines the Templar symbolism with an eye toward deciphering the clues encrypted in the painting. Are the symbols related to the Westford Knight legend and Scottish explorers visiting Westford in the late 1300s? And do the answers help lead us to the lost Templar treasure?
David S. Brody is a Boston Globe bestselling fiction writer and author of 12 books. His children call him a “rock nerd” because of the time he spends studying ancient stone structures which he believes evidence exploration of America prior to Columbus. A graduate of Tufts University and Georgetown Law School, he has appeared as a guest expert on documentaries on the History Channel, the Travel Channel, PBS, and the Discovery Channel. He and his wife, sculptor Kimberly Scott, recently relocated to Newburyport after living for 21 years in Westford.
Copies of his books are available at the Westford Historical Society store. This event is free and open to the public. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person and $10 per family.
The mission of the Westford Historical Society is to promote the understanding and appreciation of Westford’s unique history to the community.
The Westford Museum is open most Sundays 2-4 p.m.
For more information about this topic, please contact Linda Greene by calling
978-692-5550, or e-mail Linda at [email protected]