Digital Discussion - Early Subway Innovators

Tuesday May 12

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12:30 PM  –  1:30 PM

Early planning and building of New York City’s first subway line was no easy feat. Each inventor, financier, politician, and builder faced immense hurdles and difficulties in trying to get these massive projects in motion.


Join Museum Educator Sonya Ochshorn for a digital discussion to explore early subway planning and building while learning about extraordinary individuals, such as William Barclay Parsons, George Westinghouse, Frank Sprague, and Granville T. Woods, whose business savvy and innovation were essential in the groundbreaking of the largest mass transportation system in the United States. 


Please Note: This discussion will take place online. Upon registration, all participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate. We encourage you to download the Zoom app in advance for the best user experience


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