Greenwich Library | Local History & Genealogy Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/images/greenwichtree.jpg Greenwich Library http://www.greenwichlibrary.org Local History & Genealogy Programs at Greenwich Library. en-us 60 Penn Station - From Corporate Jewel to Corporate Vandalism <b>When:</b> Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Longtime train aficionado Rick Abramson will cover the concept, design and construction of Penn Station, including the six tunnels under the North and East Rivers. Dozens of photos will be shown depicting the various stages of construction and eventual tragic demolition of this grand structure. The presentation will include a brief biography of A.J. Cassatt who was president of the Pennsylvania RR.<br /><br />Since age 6, Rick Abramson had been fascinated with trains, both real and model. His dream of working for the railroad came true in February of 1968 when he was hired by the New Haven Railroad, holding a variety of positions over the years such as freight agent, station supervisor, locomotive engineer, train dispatcher and superintendent. Abramson recently retired as Superintendent of Operations for the Housatonic Railroad in Canaan, CT.<br /><br />This program is open to all at no charge and will be held in the Meeting Room. Patrons of all ages are invited to participate. For more information email Local History Librarian Carl White at cwhite@greenwichlibrary.org or call (203) 622-7948. <br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=27299 Genealogy & Local History http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=27299 Byram Historical Lecture Tour with Patricia Baiardi Kantorski <b>When:</b> Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Byram Shubert Library<br><br>Learn how Byram developed from a farming community to a vibrant neighborhood. This program is a lecture and walking tourhttp://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=28289 Genealogy & Local History http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=28289 Aunt Lizzie's genealogy <b>When:</b> Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Nora Galvin, creator of Aunt Lizzie's Trunk, will talk about genealogy. http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=27095 Genealogy http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=27095