2007-11-01 / About Town

Sue Maden book talk tonight

The Friends of the Jamestown Library and the Jamestown Historical Society will host a talk by Sue Maden, author of "The Jamestown Bridge, 1940-2007: Concept to Demolition," tonight, Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown library on the new publication.

This new edition of "The Jamestown Bridge, 1940-1990: from "The bridge to nowhere" to obsolescence" takes readers to the final destination of this 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 has been published by the Jamestown Press.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

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