“Staten Island and the War of 1812,” the College of Staten Island Archives History Day Presentation, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 11 in the Library (Building 1L), Room 216 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm.
Jason Wickersty, Ranger, National Park Service, Fort Wadsworth, will speak about the crucial transformations that the War of 1812 brought to Staten Island and the New York City harbor. This event is being held in conjunction with the observance of Archives Week.
Archives Week is observed nationally during the month of October to celebrate and promote the rich documentary heritage of our nation and the importance of archival and historical records to our lives. Through exhibitions, lectures, programs, receptions, and other events, the public is invited to archival repositories to get a glimpse of the letters, journals, and other materials that historians use in the writing of history.
This CLUE-certified event is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.