Thursday, September 20, 2012

Legendary Planes and Aviation in New York, Science and Technology Lecture Series

The Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center will host a really interesting presentation on Tuesday, October 9th of legendary, historic airplanes and the heritage of aviation in New York to kick-off the return of our Science and Technology Lecture Series. Enjoy splendid food, hear about famous planes and a great local museum, and enjoy a fun time at McGreivey’s in Waterford, one of this area’s finest restaurants. Registration starts at 6:30pm, lecture at 7:00pm and food and drink will be available for purchase all evening.

Our guest speaker, Kevin Millington of the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville, will provide an overview of the museum, including its truly spectacular collection of planes, exhibits, and programs. He will also highlight the opening ceremony of the State Canal System this year in Waterford, which featured the transit of three historic combat jets from NYC to ESAM via the canal.

Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended by calling 518-238-0809, or by e-mail info@waterformuseum.com.

Topics-

October 9th: “Legendary Planes and Aviation in New York”

November 13th: “Three Cheers and a Tiger: the Knickerbocker Fire Company of the 1840s”

December 11th: “Finding Griffin: Fact and Fiction.” A presentation about the abandoned Adirondack village of Griffin.

January 8th- TBA

February 12th: A Presentation about the new book “The 3D Guide to the Empire State Plaza and its Collection of Large Works of Art” with its authors.

March 12th-"Divided by War: the Confederate Flag that Almost Flew Over Waterford in 1861"

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