Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Birthday

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born today May 22nd in 1859. Doyle is best known for the creation of the immortal Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Literally immortal, Conan Doyle attempted to kill Holmes off to write other things and Holmes rose from the dead (at the insistence of the reading public). The Twitterverse is humming with Holmes today, here is the cream of the crop.

Sherlock Holmes Museum, London:

Sherlock Holmes Museum, Switzerland:

Listen to a recording of Conan Doyle’s voice:

A unique Sherlock Holmes theme song:

10 Interesting Facts about Sherlock Holmes:

Reichenbach Falls Plaque:

There is a Sherlock Holmes convention for all things Sherlock in Georgia, check out the 2014 dates:

And my own contribution, episodes of one of the many radio versions of Sherlock Holmes:


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Sarah Uthoff - Trundlebed Tales

Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many times at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. She is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting to bring the History, Mystery, Magic, and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. How can you help? Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, look at her photos, and find her on Facebook , Twitter , Google+, LinkedIn , SlideShare, and . Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and former director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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