Live Zoom-Statue Of Liberty: Historical lecture

Thursday, December 17; 7:00-8:00 pm.

Presenter: Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer, and lecturer, specializing in regional American history.

Virtual Private Zoom Room - You can join 15 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 Dec.16, 2:00 pm. Registration button is located at the bottom. Enter a valid email address in order to receive Zoom event joining information within approx 24 hours prior to start date and time. Recording is strictly prohibited.

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, after more than twenty years of planning, fund raising, and construction. Kevien will explain how she was built and what she symbolizes, and introduce some of the people involved in her creation, including sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, engineer Gustave Eiffel, architect Richard Morris Hunt, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer.

The program ends with brief histories of Ellis Island and Liberty State Park.

The slide show includes my original photographs of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Liberty State Park, and New York City, plus vintage images of historic people, places, and events. Q&A will follow the presentation.

Date:
Thursday Dec 17, 2020
Time:
6:50 PM  -  8:00 PM
Contact:
Event Coordinator    (845) 352-5700 X-244    adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
There are 47 spaces available.

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