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:
https://twitter.com/travel/status/336198840459862016/photo/1
http://www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk

Sherlock Holmes Museum, Switzerland:
http://www.myswitzerland.com/en/sherlock-holmes-museum-meiringen.html

Listen to a recording of Conan Doyle’s voice:
http://www.bl.uk/learning/timeline/item126860.html

A unique Sherlock Holmes theme song:
http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2013/05/22/our-detective-so-supreme

10 Interesting Facts about Sherlock Holmes:
http://interestingliterature.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/ten-facts-about-sherlock-holmes

Reichenbach Falls Plaque:
http://sherlockology.tumblr.com/post/49584885446/reichenbach-date

There is a Sherlock Holmes convention for all things Sherlock in Georgia, check out the 2014 dates:
http://221bcon.com

And my own contribution, episodes of one of the many radio versions of Sherlock Holmes:
http://archive.org/details/tcssherlockholmesjohnstanleyhq

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving 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. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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