Lecture Series, Week 5 * Abandoned Staten Island

Week 5 of The History of Staten Island – Part 2, a seven-session lecture series with Patricia M. Salmon at the Noble Maritime Collection.* 

Abandoned Staten Island includes discussions on such neglected locations as the Farm Colony and Sea View Hospital; the Merrell, Staten Island, Fountain, and Church of the Ascension cemeteries (now administered by the Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries); the Rossville Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanks; the S.R. Smith Infirmary; Shooter's, Prall's, Swinburne & Hoffman Islands; and the former Seaman's Retreat (most recently referred to as Bayley Seton Hospital).

Presentations will include a PowerPoint, lecture, video clips, question and answer periods, sources for future research by participants, handouts, and guest speakers.

Individual sessions $10 each; museum members $9 each

*Please note that participation in The History of Staten Island Part 1 is not a requirement for this series.