Whether you are new to Staten Island or are a long-time resident of the borough, you will find this class fascinating, filled with a wealth of information about the History of Staten Island. You will learn about the original inhabitants of the Island, the Lenape, continuing on with the arrival of the Europeans. Other topics will include the environment and natural history; farming, business and industry; recreation; transportation; cultural institutions, churches and cemeteries; and much more. Join us for what promises to be an intriguing journey into Staten Island’s past and present.
April 3 – May 22
Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm