Charity describes the grisly scene in the gorge at Big Sister Creek, Dec. 18, 1867
Sunday in the Cemetery
Design for long-sought after memorial to unnamed victims at Forest Lawn Cemetery unveiled by artist Koch during Vogel's March 16 lecture.
Charity and Buffalo artist, William G. Koch, talk about designs for a memorial at Forest Lawn Cemetery after The Angola Horror book signing.
Charity talks about how the Angola "Horror" got its name.
Charity talks about why the Angola Horror matters in 2014.
Nearly two dozen unidentified victims from the Dec. 18, 1867 wreck at Angola are interred in a mass grave not far from Forest Lawn's Delaware Avenue entrance.
Charity explains the story of Angola to about 45 people gathered in the chapel at the cemetery why the lessons learned in the months and years following the Horror resonate today.
A conceptualized design for the memorial to the unnamed victims at Forest Lawn's mass grave to the victims of the Angola Horror was rendered by artist William G. Koch of Buffalo in 2005, however, there is still not a marker at the site.
Sandy Starks, Forest Lawn's Interpretive Program Director, welcomes Charity to Forest Lawn's "Sunday in the Cemetery" series on March 16, 2014.
Wed. Jan. 22, 2014
Conversation in the Queen City
More than 100 readers brave single-digit temperatures to hear Charity talk about researching and writing The Horror at The Filling Station in Larkinville.
Interested Western New Yorkers gathered in The Filling Station at Larkin Square on Jan. 22 to hear Charity discuss the details of her research into the Victorian-era train wreck.
Charity talks about John Chapman, a Boston lawyer, who was aboard the New York Express on Dec. 18, 1867.
Larkin Square's Leslie Zemsky and Charity share a few moments after the author's talk at The Filling Station.
Several dozen waited after the conversation to meet Charity and have her sign their books.
The audience listens to a narrative of the events of Dec. 18.
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013
146th anniversary of the Angola Horror
Charity Vogel fields some questions.
A couple dozen interested readers brave another Lake Effect snowstorm in Angola to learn about the Horror and remember the Dec. 18, 1867 wreck.
Live Twitter feeds were broadcast from the Angola Public Library via @AngolaHorror.
Charity sets the scene at Big Sister Creek.
Charity meets readers after the lecture and signs books.
The Angola Public Library, 34 No. Main St., Dec. 18, 2013.
Local Author Book Signing Event
Nov. 30, 2013
Charity Vogel, author of The Angola Horror, catches up with a couple of old Canisius College pals, and local authors, Mark Ciemcioch (Buffalo Bizarre) and Dan Murphy (Nickel City Drafts), during the annual Local Author Book Signing Event at the Buffalo History Museum.