[NCHS-Announce] Program meeting Sunday, June 2nd
Den Collins, Webmaster
webmaster at nassaucountyhistoricalsociety.org
Wed May 25 15:38:22 EDT 2016
The next scheduled program meeting is:
Book Cover for Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on Long Island's North and South Forks
Marilyn E. Weigold, author
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
"Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on Long Island's North and South Forks"
Community Church of East Williston
This illustrated presentation examines the fascinating evolution of the East End, including its social, economic, and environmental history. The program will acquaint you with colorful characters of yesterday and current challenges facing what has been called “one of the last great places.”
Dr. Weigold is professor of history at Pace University, the author of Peconic Bay (2015), Long Island Sound: A History of its People, Places, and Environment, and Silent Builder: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge.
For more information about this book and its author please follow this link: Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on Long Island's North and South Forks at the Long Island History Journal.
Guests are welcome to attend; invite your friends. This program is free.
Light refreshments follow the illustrated program.
Directions: The Community Church of East Williston is located at 45 East Williston Avenue (click link for map), adjacent to the NW corner of Roslyn Road and East Williston Avenue/Hillside Avenue/Route 25B in East Williston. Enter the church parking lot from Roslyn Road or Ward Street (one block north of Route 25B). Please park in spaces closest to church (those near Roslyn Rd. are reserved) or on Ward St. Enter door on the east side for the parish hall.
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