Presenter: Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer, and lecturer, specializing in regional American history.
Wednesday, August 26; 7:00-8:00 pm. You can join 15-20 minutes prior to the start time and will be in the waiting room. Kevin will let you into the meeting a few minutes before the program starts.
Please register by August 25, 2:00 pm. Registration button is located at the bottom. Enter a valid email address in order to receive a Zoom link, meeting ID and password within approx 24 hours prior to the start date and time to join the program. Recording is strictly prohibited.
Manhattan’s first bridge, the wooden King’s Bridge, opened in 1693. Today, twenty bridges link the island to the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx, and to New Jersey. Kevin will tell the stories of how and why the most famous bridges were built, including the High Bridge of the Croton Aqueduct, the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg, Queensboro, and Triborough Bridges, and the George Washington Bridge. The program is illustrated with original photographs and historic images of Manhattan’s iconic bridges—past and present—and of the city they helped to shape.Q&A will follow the presentation.