UPCOMING FREE LECTURES
“EDGAR ALLAN POE AND
Saturday, July 21, 2012 – 2:00 PM
Dr. G. Hermalyn, historian and publisher, will speak at The Bronx County Archives on the writer’s experience living in The Bronx. The Archives is located at 3313 Bainbridge Avenue, The Bronx, NY 10467. (718) 881-8900.
“HISTORY OF THE BRONX LATINO"
Come celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with BCHS Educator Angel Hernandez as he describes the Latino experience throughout Bronx history. This lecture will be given at two locations:
Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 2:30 PM
Bronx Library Center, New York Public Library 310 East Kingsbridge Road, The Bronx, NY 10458
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 7:30 PM
Huntington Free Library and Reading Room
9 Westchester Square, The Bronx, New York 10461
(718) 829-7770. Seating is limited.
Take a Walk through History BRONX WALKING TOURS
Each tour costs $10 for BCHS members, $15 for non-members. Please make reservations, since these programs are quite popular and sell out quickly. Contact The Society (718) 881-8900 to reserve your place. The tours generally run for two hours.
"Historic Pathway: Edgar Allan Poe Cottage
to the Valentine-Varian House"
Saturday, July 14, 2012 – 11:00 AM
Join The Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan on this 2-mile walk through a major historical corridor of The Bronx. This tour begins at the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, located in Poe Park at the Grand Concourse and East Kingsbridge Road. For early arrivals, Poe Cottage will be open for tours.
"Westchester Square" Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 11:00 AM
BCHS Educator Angel Hernandez will lead a historic exploration of the area. The tour will meet on the downtown side of the #6 train at Westchester Square.
CURRENT EXHIBITIONS AT THE MUSEUM OF BRONX HISTORY
In Style - Bronx Architecture
Form, Function, and Beauty -