Sherlock Holmes’ author featured at Gillette Day event

Published 6:49 pm Thursday, August 11, 2011

Henry Zecher, author of “Williams Gillette America’s Sherlock Holmes” shared a laugh and his book with John and Lucy Johnson at Miss Hudson’s breakfast, a part of William Gillette Day festivities on July 23 in recognition of Gillette’s birthday. Zecher was the featured speaker and pointed out the many connections Gillette had with Polk County and Sherlock Holmes, whom Gillette portrayed on stage.The Polk County Historical Museum, 60 Walker St., Columbus, now features items of Gillette’s, even one of his love letters. Shown are Henry Zecher and Lucy and John Johnson. (photo submitted)

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