We think naturally of the past on Thanksgiving, remembering cherished family elders and traditions from our childhood. My never-ending exploration of my family stories and genealogy dropped an interesting and startling one in my lap this morning. It turns out that my 10G grandfather, Capt. Nathaniel Turner, was lost at sea on a voyage back to England out of the new settlement of New Haven in 1646. His ship, the Phantom, was immortalized in verse centuries later by Longfellow. I am grateful that he was not lost before he had children, or else I wouldn't be here!

Read Longfellow's "The Phantom Ship" here.

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Tour Dates

  • 03/25/2017
    The Falls Church Episcopal - Falls Church, VA
     
  • 04/08/2017
    Monroe's Restaurant - Kingwood, WV
     
  • 04/09/2017
    Positano Ristorante Italiano - Bethesda, MD
     
  • 04/15/2017
    Riverbend Park - Great Falls, VA
     
  • 04/22/2017
    Franklin Park Arts Center - Purcellville, VA
     

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Andrew is a grateful Endorsing Artist for Elixir Strings and Fairbuilt Guitars, and a member of the Virginia Commission for the Arts Touring Artist Roster. He also is a member of The Standing "O" Project and Concerts in Your Home.

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