Springfield Museums Events December 2012
Museums à la Carte Lecture
December 13th, 12:15 pmGeneral Museum Event
Palmer, Massachusetts: The Town of Seven Railroads
Larry Lowenthal and Phil Opielowski, members of the Palmer Public Library Railroad Advisory Board and editors of One Town and Seven Railroads
Palmer, Mass., is a major destination for train-watchers in New England. This continuing activity reflects a long and complicated history of railroad development. The book One Town and Seven Railroads, summarized in this lecture, describes the actual and projected rail lines that entered Palmer and their effect on the community.
$2 members; $4 nonmembers
Davis Auditorium, Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.
The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program; cookies and beverage are provided.
Series sponsored by Big Y
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