Though it was a financial failure the 1964/65 New York World's Fair is considered a cultural success and is fondly remembered by those who attended. Though pictures and lectures you will learn the history of the fair, its creation and construction. You will also learn about the little known controversies during its run. The audience will also get a quick tour of the highlights of the fair, its best pavilions and its flops. This lecture is presented by Jason Scappaticci. Jason has his BA from Syracuse University and his MA from Trinity College in Hartford. Jason works full time at Manchester Community College and is a life long resident of Manchester. He is passionate about history and enjoys sharing it with others. He has given his lectures for many groups and organizations in the Greater Hartford area and has also been invited to speak at the Mark Twain House and the Old State House.
To register, contact the Library at 860.489.6684 or email Jessica at email@example.com