Respecting the past, Building the future

Tide Mill Conference

On Saturday April 7 2018, the Tide Mill Institute and Greater Astoria Historical Society present a conference particularly interesting for residents of our waterfront community: A City of Tides: The Past and Future of New York. The event is from 8.30 am to 4 pm.

The Program:

The ABC’s of Tide Mills: What are they and how do they work?
Tide Mills: The Bedrock of New York City
Flour Kegs on NYC Coat of Arms: local tide mills of NYC
Renewable Resource: from Tide Mills to Tidal Energy

Cost to register: $20, $18 for GAHS members
Questions? Contact info@tidemillinstitute.org

Register here: https://astorialic.org/events.php?id=1280

Photo: Watermill, NY; photo credit, Wikimedia Commons

Clare Doyle is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. She has worked for 30 years in library reference publishing in New York. Clare is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a non-profit group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more connected waterfront in Astoria and Long Island City

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