VIRTUAL Meeting: Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
Book GroupWednesday, May 27th
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Join our Wednesday Afternoon Book Group for a lively virtual discussion. We will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, May 29th from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm.
Copies of Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo are available via download from the Library's OVERDRIVE collection.
Registration is required, so that participants can be emailed the meeting link and ID number to join the discussion.
For more information, contact Library Director, Nanci Milone Hill
SUMMARY: "A 50-foot tall steel tank filled with 2.3 million gallons of molasses had just collapsed on Boston's waterfront, disgorging its contents as a 15-foot high wave of molasses that at its outset traveled at 35 miles an hour. It demolished wooden homes, even the brick fire station. The number of dead wasn't known for days. It would be years before a landmark court battle determined who was responsible for the disaster. "
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