Warwick library program: Mastodons, migrations, and mayhem — oh, my!

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:32

    Warwick — A Saturday, April 16, conference will run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Albert Wisner Public Library in Warwick, sponsored by the library and the Institute of History, Archaeology, and Research. Admission is free but because space is limited, registration is required. Teacher continuing education credit is available, for a nominal fee. Conference schedule: 9:15 - After the Ice Age: Life Returns to Orange County 10:15 - Immigrants All: The Immigration Dimension in Orange County History 11:15 - So Many Brave Men: A History of the Battle at Minisink Ford 12:15 - Lunch with entertainment by the Hudson River Ramblers, Jonathan Kruk and Rich Bala 1:15 - The Mastodons in Orange County: Then and Now ; the Great Orange County Mastodon Discovery of 1801, its Meaning for America; Introduction to the Peale Museum of Discovery 2:15 - Preserving the Past: Filming the Past 3:15 - Orange County History Webguide: History at Your Fingertips 3:45 - Orange County School/Historic Organization Collaborations 4:45: - Teaching Orange County History Workshop To register or for more information visit http://orangehistoryconference.blogspot.com, or call the library’s Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3. For questions about the conference and teacher credit, e-mail Peter Feinman at: feinmanp@ihare.org or visit www.ihare.org.