Public Programs and Exhibit at Center for Brooklyn History, formerly Brooklyn Historical Society

Yes, the Brooklyn Historical Society is now the Center for Brooklyn History, part of the Brooklyn Public Library system. While the Center’s building remains closed to the public during the pandemic, it presents on line events and exhibitions, all free of charge.

Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 10) starting at 6:00 p.m. the Center, in honor of Veteran’s Day, will present a webinar, “Listening to WW II: Voices from the Brooklyn Navy Yard.” There’s more information and register here.

On Wednesday of next week (November 18), the center will present on line “From Pizzagate to the Presidency: QAnon’s Infiltration of our Democracy.” There’s more information and register here.

The Center also has four exhibitions available for viewing on line: “The Packer Collegiate Institute: A Story of Education in Brooklyn”; “Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom”; “Brooklyn Waterfront History”; and “An American Family Grows in Brooklyn: The Lefferts Family Papers at Brooklyn Historical Society”.

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