Bris­tol Cal­en­dar

Ex­hibit on ship­build­ing in Har­ri­man

The Advance of Bucks County - - BRISTOL AREA -

The Mar­garet R. Grundy Memo­rial Li­brary, S80 Rad­cliffe Street, in­vites the pub­lic to the ex­hibit, “Har­ri­man and the Mer­chant Ship­build­ing Cor­po­ra­tion: 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. Fea­tured 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. The ex­hibit is open through Satur­day, Nov. 3 dur­ing reg­u­lar li­brary hours. For in­for­ma­tion, visit the Grundy Li­brary web page at www.grundyli­brary.org, or call 215T88-T891 ext. 5 or ext. S.

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