McConaghy, Lorraine

Lorraine McConaghy is a public historian at Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry.  She earned a Ph.D. in United States History at the University of Washington, and has taught, researched and published Pacific Northwest history for nearly thirty years.  Recent publications include Warship Under Sail:  USS Decatur in the Pacific West  (Seattle:  University of Washington Press, 2009) and New Land North of the Columbia:  Historic Documents that Tell the Story of Washington from Territory to Today (Seattle:  Sasquatch Books, 2011).  She and co-author Judy Bentley have a manuscript at UW Press, forthcoming in 2013, Free Boy:  A True Story of Slave and Master on Puget Sound.