Alligators in the Sewers

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Thu Feb 9 2017, 7:00 pm


with MICHAEL MISCIONE – Manhattan Borough Historian

THURSDAY, February 9th @ 7:00 P.M. in the G.A.H.S. Lecture Hall

Do alligators live in the NYC sewers? Find out and celebrate this unofficial annual holiday. Manhattan Borough Historian Michael Miscione will recount the story (and other urban legends) back in 1935 that a live alligator was found in an East Harlem storm sewer.

Take home the Alligator in the Sewer Trophy!

There will be a trivia quiz about Queens from Kevin Walsh, webmaster of the legendary “Forgotten NY” website.
This program is supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.

Free for GAHS members, $5 for non-members.