Historian, writer and research consultant David Votta has worked as History Librarian & Archivist for the Capital Area District Library since 2004. Previous to CADL he was employed at the Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library/Archives and as a freelance reporter for NPR affiliate WDET in Detroit. He has studied at the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia and currently serves on more boards and commissions than he would like to think about.

3 responses to “Lost Lansing (Halloween Edition): The Curious Case of Dr. Armstrong”

  1. Clarice Thompson

    Excellent! Perfect for this weekend, and with as little speculation as possible, Thanks!


    This is fascinating. Thank you so much for sharing this with us. At Halloween, no less, bwaaaahaaaaa. Thanks for all the research you do. I grew up north of DeWitt, on a farm from the 1860’s.

  3. Deb Cadieux

    Loved the story. Your research is appreciated.