2007-10-25 / Upcoming Events

Maden to give talk on new book

The Friends of the Jamestown Library and the Jamestown Historical Society will feature Sue Maden and her new book, "The Jamestown Bridge, 1940-1007: Concept to Demolition," in a talk at the library on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m.

This new edition of "The Jamestown Bridge, 1940-1990: from 'The bridge to nowhere' to obsolescence," takes readers to the final destination of this historic structure.

Rosemary Enright, president of the Jamestown Historical Society, wrote the book's forward. Virginia Adams, senior architectural historian, and Matt Kierstead, architectural industrial historian, of the Public Archeology Laboratory based in Pawtucket, contributed the portions on the bridge demolition. The book was published by the Jamestown Press.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

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