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Oct. 5, 2021 Famous People from Staten Island!

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

W.H. Vanderbilt


Speaker: Patricia M. Salmon, a Curator of History retired from the Staten Island Museum. and Historian of the Friends of Olmsted-Beil House. Ms. Salmon is an Adjunct Professor at the College of Staten Island and a guest lecturer at Wagner College.

We will examine the lives of important and influential South Shore Staten Island personalities such as Dorothy Day, Nathaniel and Elizabeth Britton, Paul Zindel, Jasper Cropsey, Paul Castellano, Ricky Schroeder, Father John Drumgoole, Pete Davidson, and of course Frederick Law Olmsted and his friend William H. Vanderbilt!

Pre-registration is required: Pre-register by texting or calling 917-608-6437 or by emailing

Cost: $8. Exact change is requested.

Program will be held outdoors by a campfire. In the event of rain, we will move indoors.

Park on Woods of Arden Avenue. Walk to Hylan Blvd and turn left. At the red Olmsted sign, turn left onto the walkway, walk around the right side of the house, and proceed to the backyard of 4485 Hylan Blvd.

Program attendance is limited owing to COVID. If programs are moved indoors, we ask that only vaccinated people attend and that everyone wears a mask. Also, please attend only if you are comfortable.


Tuesday, October 5, 2021
6:30 pm
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Kaasmann House
4485 Hylan Boulevard
Eltingville, Staten Island, NY 10312 United States