January 25 | 6:30pm | Hybrid | 12 Fulton Street, Zoom | Free
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Start 2023 with author and historian Kara Murphy Schlichting when she joins the Seaport Museum for a free hybrid program that investigates how the waterfront shaped the history of New York. This lively presentation will examine how New York City came of age as a modern metropolis and how the waterfront shaped the history of our city. An in-depth moderated discussion will follow the presentation.
Advanced registration is encouraged but not required.
This online program has already taken place, but you can still enjoy the video. Click below to watch.
About the Author
Kara Murphy Schlichting is Associate Professor of History at Queens College, City University of New York. Her work in late-19th and 20th-century American history sits at the intersection of urban and environmental history. She is the author of New York Recentered: Building the Metropolis from the Shore (University of Chicago Press, 2019).
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