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Alzheimer's Association, ALZ Across New York - The Fire Island Lighthouse: Seashore, Shipwrecks, and Salvage

at Alzheimer's Association | Wed Jul 15


Alzheimer's Association

300 Broadhollow Road
Melville, NY, NY 11747
Tel: 631-315-6489
Contact Name: Kristin Murphy
Visit Website: Website.

Date & Time

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Wed, Jul 15, 2020
Cost: Free Event

ALZ Across New York is a program in collaboration with all seven New York State Chapters of the Alzheimer's Association. These monthly virtual programs include free, virtual social engagement activities for those living with dementia and their care partners. 
The July 15th program at 1:00pm will feature a talk hosted by the Long Island Chapter. Join Angela Reich, author of Shipwreck of Hopes and tour guide at the historical Fire Island Lighthouse for: The Fire Island Lighthouse: Seashore, Shipwrecks, and Salvage.
Reich will present some of our fascinating Long Island Maritime History, including the importance of the Lighouse Service in its early years, her research on shipwrecks, and the Lifesaving Service of volunteers who helped at the wrecksites to salvage lives and cargo.