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The masque of Hopewell, an historical pageant ...

by Robert Louis Scharring-Hausen

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Author Robert Louis Scharring-Hausen "Scharry"   (2011-06-17)


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by cfootprintspoem

Now listed in rare books this book was authored by my late great uncle Robert Louis Scharring-Hausen. This book was written to help found and erect the Hopewell Public Library & Hopewell Museum of Hopwell, New Jersey. It is an historical pageant of George Washington crossing the Delaware River. The book was produced into a play, the funds generated from the play helped fund the erection of the Hopewell Public Library & Hopewell Museum. Robert Louis Scharring-Hausen later became a Nature Columnist for the Trenton Times Newspaper in New Jersey. He wrote a weekly Sunday newspaper column especially on topics of nature. He published his niece, Carolyn Joyce Carty in 1963. Today because of his publishing success author Carolyn Joyce Carty's poetry is now known around the world. Robert Louis Scharring-Hausen is known as the Founding Father of Library Week from Hopewell, New Jersey May 21-30 1921 an author, editor, & publisher whose work is well respected. He is responsible for publishing the well known version of the Footprints poem also known as Footpints in the Sand poem. Today his niece owns and operates a successful publishing corporation which leads back to 9 decades of publishing history. 

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