Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Nancy Drew Sleuths - 15 Years of Sleuthing & Following in Nancy Drew's Footsteps

Nancy Drew Sleuths turns 15 this year! We are an organization of American and International fans and scholars, established on April 10, 2000 for the purpose of fostering the enduring legacy of Nancy Drew.

We have held Nancy Drew Conventions for the past 15 years, following in Nancy Drew's footsteps and celebrating the infamous sleuth, donating $ and books to libraries and children's hospitals, and we've had lots of fun doing it!

Nancy Drew is Mystery's IT Girl...

Smart. Sophisticated. Independent. Fashionable. Fearless. Role model. Nancy Drew is all of these and so much more--a timeless character that has trailblazed through generations of fans and over 8 decades since 1930.

It's no mystery why Supreme Court Justices, lawyers, detectives, librarians and teachers, authors--you name it--have been inspired and motivated by Nancy Drew.

No matter the baffling mystery, the suspenseful cliffhanger or the dastardly peril Nancy faced, she was always determined to solve a mystery and help others. Often racing off on adventures in her snappy roadster, she was always fashionably attired in the latest frocks and delectable heels--pure grace and gumption--an adrenaline thrill for the masses. Today's Greek yogurt and protein shake guzzling yoga pant-wearing memory foam tennis-shoed peeps don't having anything on Nancy Drew!

Here's some highlights of our past 15 years of "sleuthing" around...

Sleuths meeting the original Carolyn Keene, Mildred Wirt Benson


Sleuths visiting Benson's childhood home in Iowa


Sleuths meet the Stratemeyer & Tandy families in NYC 


Theme Book: The Haunted Showboat


75th Anniversary Nancy Drew Conference - NYC


 Theme Book: The Secret of Shadow Ranch


Theme Books - The Secret of Red Gate Farm 
& The Message in the Hollow Oak


Theme: 2007 Nancy Drew Movie & 1970s TV Shows


Theme Book: The Witch Tree Symbol


Theme: The Secret of the Forgotten City


Theme Book: Mystery at the Moss-Covered Mansion


Theme Books: The Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk 
& The Quest of the Missing Map


Theme Book: The Hidden Window Mystery


Theme Book: The Kachina Doll Mystery


Theme Book: The Secret of the Wooden Lady


Theme Books: Sisters in Crime & Process of Elimination
& 1970s TV Shows


Theme Book: The Clue in the Crumbling Wall
Celebrating Nancy Drew's 85th Anniversary &
The 110th Anniversary of Mildred Wirt Benson


Celebrating Nancy Drew's 85th Anniversary &
The 110th Anniversary of Mildred Wirt Benson