Rosemary Nesbitt

Former SUNY Oswego Theatre professor and founder of the H. Lee White Marine Museum in Oswego. Her exciting stories have made the past come alive for young and old, introducing them to the history-laden heritage that exists right in their own back yard.


SKU: 9785555555557

Former SUNY Oswego theatre professor Rosemary Nesbitt wrote this popular historical account for children ages 12-14 AND turned it into a stage play! Based on historical incidents, The Great Rope tells the story of the War of 1812 from the perspective of a 12 year old makes an ideal gift for young and young at heart alike.


The story of Colonel Thomas Standish Meacham's historical  decision to make a 1400-pound cheese to take to President Andrew Jackson, before he left office.  This fully illustrated hardcover book tells of the conception and making of the cheese, its journey down the Oswego Canal and the adventures along the way.  Children especially love Scalplock the Skunk, one of the chief heroes of the book!