Melissa Darby

Here are a few links to book reviews and lectures I have given about Drake and his movements on the NW Coast, the Plate of Brass Hoax, the Dare Stone Hoax, and much more:

 Smithsonian review of Thunder Go North, the Hunt for Sir Francis Drake’s Fair & Good Bay:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/did-francis-drake-really-land-california-180973219/

The Oregon Historical Society Bookstore:

https://www.ohs.org/shop/museum-store/books-and-publications/thunder-go-north.cfm

 The Oregon Historical Society History Pub Lecture:

https://ohs.org/events/thunder-go-north-sir-francis-drake.cfm

 Berkeley, University of California Lecture:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuwJvndXHAk

 Sausalito Yacht Club Lecture:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsxSGAGtd8Y&t=2177s