Transforming Rockland: The Tappan Zee Bridge

2009 Tappan Zee Bridge
September 28, 2009 —November 01, 2009

The Historical Society of Rockland County Presents

The Tappan Zee Bridge
Transforming Rockland County

When: Sunday, September 28–November 1, 2009
Where: HSRC History Center, 20 Zukor Road, New City

This sp
ecial exhibition featured news articles, photographs, audio recordings, and film that chronicle the planning and construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge and the dramatic changes that major construction has brought to Rockland County since 1955.

The exhibition
The Tappan Zee Bridge: Transforming Rockland County is part of a $150,000 Preserve America grant received by Rockland County to develop an educational and interpretive program chronicling the rich and dramatic history of the Tappan Zee Bridge. In addition to the exhibition, the grant funded education and preservation projects including the development of school-based curriculum guides (led by Travis Jackson) and the production off the Tappan Zee Bridge: Trasnforming Rockland County film (DVD) and book (Roger Panetta). The Preserve America program is administered by the National Park Service in partnership with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

Tappan Zee Bridge Exhibit Flier


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