A History Lesson From Ukraine - The famous photograph above is called* The Last Jew in Vinnitsa. *It was taken in Ukraine in September of 1941, when the Nazis shot every Jew in that cit...
Mar 31, 2013
The Boat Landing
Getting to the Boat Landing, for six year old boys who lived above the park in 1953, was quite an adventure. There were three other wonderful WPA structures to navigate on the journey. Unfortunately, poor foresight by a previous park director has erased most of the WPA's monuments in Lehigh Parkway. I had the privilege to rescue a portion of two of the structures. This coming Saturday, April 6th, I will have the opportunity to explain what we lost, and how we can save what remains. As the postcard from the mid-50's above shows, the Boat Landing (my name for the structure) was a source of pride for the city and park system. Please join me, and other friends of the park, at the Robin Hood Parking lot at 10:00a.m.