Lower Manhattan Events: George Washington and Water Sustainability Lectures

Do you have extra time after work and looking for something intellectual? Tomorrow February 28th , at 6:30 pm, the Frances Tavern Museum and the New York Academy of Sciences will both be hosting lecture discussions open to the public.

George Washington Lecture

At the Francis Tavern Museum, Historian William Fowler will discuss the dangerous and volatile two years of the United States following the battle of Yorktown in October 1781 up until the British exit from New York City in 1783. This interesting and geographically significant discussion will allow those in attendance to have a greater appreciation for the city they call home.

The cost of admission is $10 for non-museum members. The Frances Tavern Museum is located in the Financial District at 54 Pearl Street at the corner of Broad Street. Doors open at 6pm.

Lower Manhattan Events: George Washington and Water Sustainability Lectures

(l) Fraunces Tavern Museum, (r) New York Academy of Science


Future of Water

The New York Academy of Science will take attendees into the future as a panel of scientists discusses “Where will the water of the future come from?” With the world population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, current drinkable water resources will be further strained. Experts on water and climate, urban demographic, human food systems, corporate responsibility, and ecological sustainability will discuss the most sustainable paths forward.

The lecture will begin at 6:30 pm on the 40th Floor at the 7 World Trade Center located at 250 Greenwich Street. Admission for non-member students is $10 and $20 for all other non-members

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