- April 1, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lecture – Hal Taylor, Author of The Illustrated Delaware River: The History of a Great American River
$7.00; $6.00 for Museum Members
Author, Hal Taylor, has worked as a typographer, logo designer, type designer and illustrator. His illustrations have been featured in various gallery exhibits at the Philadelphia Sketch Club, the oldest artist’s club in the Western Hemisphere. He makes his home in New Jersey. His book, with its 140 original drawings and paintings, guides readers as they explore the rich and diverse heritage of the historic Delaware River Valley. This waterway that defines the common borders of the states of Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York has hosted some of the most monumental events in the history of the United States. From its discovery by Henry Hudson over 400 years ago, to its crossing by George Washington during the Revolution, and through its course of over 330 miles, the Delaware River offers us much to learn. This entertaining guide introduces the reader to the events, places, and people that make the Delaware one of America’s truly great rivers. Lecture begins at 1pm.