Wednesday Evening Lecture on October 18th at 7:30 pm The Great Marsh & Climate Change Writer Doug Stewart will explore the Great Marsh’s past as valuable real estate for farming salt hay, its unique success over much of the past century in dodging the nation’s swamp-filling mania, and its uncertain future as sea-level rise accelerates. Speaker: Doug Stewart is a freelance writer in Ipswich who has written more than 60 feature articles for the Smithsonian Magazine. His stories have also appeared in Time, Art & Antiques, Muse and American Heritage. Free for museum members; $10 for non-members. Held in the Heard House of the Ipswich Museum.