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Scandal On Plum Island: A Commander Becomes the Accused

August 25, 7 pm.

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The book opens “The captain wore a see-through dress.”And continues with colorful characters, a detailed portrait of Commander Benjamin Koehler and his trial.

Join author, journalist and lawyer Marian Lindberg of Wainscott discuss her newly released book detailing the 1914 trial and ultimate discharge for “immoral conduct” and “homo-sexualism” of a distinguished Army Commander, Benjamin Koehler, stationed at the island’s military base.

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