A Giant Love Story Book Reading

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A Giant Love Story Book Reading

February 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


This virtual presentation of local author Richard Crowe reading from his book, A Giant Love Story: How the Tallest Couple in the World Met and Married, details the fascinating lives of the “Kentucky Giant” Martin Van Buren Bates (born in Letcher County, Kentucky) and his giant wife Anna Haining Swan. Crowe highlights Bates’ military service during the Civil War; the couple reaching fame while traveling with the circus; and the Queen of England’s involvement in their wedding.
This presentation will be shown as a Facebook Premiere video on the Pike County Libraries Facebook page on Saturday, February 6 at 2:00.


February 6, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Pike County Public Library
126 Lee Avenue
Pikeville, KY 41501 United States
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