Tuesday, January 4, 2011

History Buffs Take Note !

The History of Staten Island - an eight week course on Wednesdays, March 30, April 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2011, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Wagner College.

Open to the public the series will be both fun and informative.

Business and industry, transportation, ethnic groups, Native Americans, religious institutions, Slavery on Staten Island, the Revolutionary War and Colonial Period, natural history, old movie theaters, education, healthcare institutions, and much more will be featured from an historical perspective.

Through discussion, film clips, Power Point presentations, maps, and more participants will discover the fascinating history of our home borough. Cost: $169. Unable to attend all eight sessions? Why not split the course with someone else? This series is hosted by historian, author, and naturalist Patricia M. Salmon. Please respond to this e-mail if you have any questions. To register contact the External Programs Department of Wagner College at (718) 390-3221 or email the department at external@wagner.edu

Want to know more about our Island? Check it out.

> Joe

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