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How the Walkway Was Born – A Virtual Q&A with Fred Schaeffer

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Fred Schaeffer – past chairman of the Walkway nonprofit organization and a key contributor to the grassroots campaign that transformed the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge into Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park – for a virtual photo slideshow and question-and-answer session on Sunday, April 5 at 1 p.m.

From the mid-1990s to the Walkway’s celebrated opening in 2009, Fred will use his personal photography to trace the history of the adaptive reuse of the bridge and the fortunate confluence of events that made it possible. A Q&A will follow.

This event can be accessed from the comfort of your own home online via Zoom at the following link: https://zoom.us/j/837175803. Zoom is free to download, and the lecture is complimentary to attend. Follow the instructions on the screen. Limited to the first 100 attendees.

Donations to support the Friends of the Walkway in providing additional content like this are encouraged and can be made online at walkway.org/donate.


April 5
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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