“The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Brooklyn Bridge” Virtual Presentation
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400 Price: $10
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Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as Museum docents or curators answer your questions and walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership.
Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was hailed as “the eighth wonder of the world.” This interactive, docent-led presentation explores the amazing history of the bridge’s construction and the heroic and sometimes tragic stories of the men and women who made it possible. Discover how the bridge’s construction helped lead to the consolidation of New York and how old world engineering know-how and modern industrial innovation came together to complete the project.Buy tickets/get more info now