Lunch & Learn about Kreischerville

The Staten Island Museum to host a:
“Lunch & Learn: Kreischerville–A Walk Into the Past”
with Curator of History, Patricia M. Salmon

Wednesday, June 20th (raindate Thursday, June 21st) 12 noon
$24/$20 museum members
Pre-pay by contacting Maria Fiorelli at 718.727.1135 x115

Meet at Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve, Nielsen Avenue and Carlin Street, off Sharrotts Road

Kreischerville, the community we now call Charleston, is rich in history! Discover brick baron Balthazar Kreischer’s famous 19th century riverside factory; the Androvette family and their maritime activities; and historic homes, landscapes, and cemeteries. A special discussion on the NYS Park, Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve will focus on wildlife, habitats, clay mining activities relative to nature, and rare and endangered species of the Park Preserve. Wear
comfortable shoes although it will not be a long walk. A specially prepared box lunch will be enjoyed by all.

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