Join us for an autumn afternoon lecture with author, Bill Bleyer!
Historian and former Newsday staff writer Bill Bleyer will discuss his latest book, “Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History.” He will discuss development of submarines and torpedoes, the landing of Pan Am Clippers in Port Washington, the world’s most innovative whaling captain, and more. Book sale and signing will follow the lecture. The program is free and open to the public.
Book sale and signing to follow.
Tickets are limited, advanced registration is required. $10 per person.
Please call 631-298-5292 to register or CLICK HERE
Bill Bleyer was a prizewinning staff writer for Newsday, the Long Island daily newspaper, for thirty-three years before retiring in 2014 to write books and freelance for the newspaper and magazines. He is coauthor, with Harrison Hunt, of Long Island and the Civil War (The History Press, 2015). He is the author of Sagamore Hill: Theodore Roosevelt’s Summer White House (The History Press, 2016); Fire Island Lighthouse: Long Island’s Welcoming Beacon (The History Press, 2017), and Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History, (The History Press 2019).