Exhibit on shipbuilding in Harriman
The Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, invites the public to the exhibit, “Harriman and the Merchant Shipbuilding CorporationW the Rise of a Community.” The exhibit takes the viewer on a tour of Bristol’s shipbuilding industry during World War I and the town of Harriman that grew with it. The event begins Thursday, Oct. 11 with an opening reception from 6W00 to 8W00 pm and continues through Saturday, kovember 3, 2012 during regular library hours. ceatured are historic photographs, memorabilia, and news articles illustrating how an entire town, complete with a hotel, hospital, and schools, was planned and built in only two years. Learn how the Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation made a lasting impact on Bristol Borough and discover how this historic endeavor shapes Bristol today. cor further information, please visit the Grundy Library web page at www.grundylibrary.org, or call 215-788-7891 ext. 5 or ext. 6.