Second Edition Has Arrived!

The second edition of Wisconsin Underground: A Guide to Caves, Mines, and Tunnels In and Around the Badger State is  available! Much has changed since the first edition, published by Trails Books in 2000–44 updated sites, 18 new sites, and expanded information on White Nose Syndrome and a multitude of educational exhibits. Visit the publisher’s website

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Author Event at Racine Public Library

The Racine Public Library, 75 Seventh St., will host an event, “Meet Wisconsin Author: Doris Green” on Saturday, November 3, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Adult Services-East Windows area. Learn the story behind Elsie’s Story: Chasing a Family Mystery and how my Aunt Elsie Green Woodson’s death in a northern Wisconsin tavern haunted me for decades. Learn how this quest turned into an obsession that led to secrets, surprises, and, finally, a solution.

Come, too, to share your own family mysteries, and for a heads-up on my newest book, a second edition of Wisconsin Underground: A Guide to Caves, Mines, and Tunnels In and Around the Badger State.

October 9 in Madison

Happy to announce I’ll be doing a presentation on Tuesday, October 9, at the Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St., beginning at 1 p.m. I’ll be talking about Elsie’s Story: Chasing a Family Mystery, as well as the soon-to-be-released second edition of Wisconsin Underground: A Guide to Caves, Mines, and Tunnels in and Around the Badger State. Much appreciate opportunities to talk about these favs!

Book Presentation: Milwaukee DAR

I’m happy to be presenting a lunch program to the Milwaukee Chapter of the DAR at the Wisconsin Club, , on Friday, October 5, 2018. On tap: secrets kept … and eventually unveiled … in Elsie’s Story: Chasing a Family Mystery, as well as tidbits from the soon-to-be-released second edition of Wisconsin Underground: A Guide to Caves, Mines, and Tunnels in and Around the Badger State. Can you guess where this photo was taken?Elephant Cave-square

Much appreciation for the family historians …

… and readers who came to the Verona Public Library on August 8 to hear about Elsie’s Story! Thanks for excellent questions, fruitful comments, and intriguing stories shared. One story always leads to a dozen more, and every family historian seems to have a mystery to solve — from a “disappeared” ancestor to a black sheep to an unexplained death.Verona Public Library

Podcast Now Available

Thanks again to Rex Owens for the opportunity to talk about Elsie’s Story: Chasing a Family Mystery on his show, “My World and Welcome to It,” on Sun Prairie Community Radio 103.5 FM The Sun on Tuesday, July 31. The date marked the 58th anniversary of my Aunt Elsie’s mysterious death in a northern Wisconsin tavern–the event that inspired the book and a decades-long quest for answers. Listen to the podcast.

Sharing Family History at Verona Public Library

Much appreciation to the Verona Public Library for the opportunity to present “Sharing Family History” on Wednesday, August 8, at 6:30 p.m. I’ll talk about Elsie’s Story: Chasing a Family Mystery, a memoir about the puzzling circumstances surrounding my aunt’s death in a northern Wisconsin tavern a half century ago, and offer ideas for sharing your own family stories. Register online at www.veronapubliclibrary.org or call 845-7180. Or, just come on Wednesday!