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7:00 pm

The Jewish Immigrant Who is the Only Citizen to Lit the Statue of Liberty when Congress Refused in 1886

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barnes and Noble Rittenhouse Square, 1805 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Philadelphia native and California resident Richard Schwartz will give a book talk on his award-winning book The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty, The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M. B. Curtis. Curtis not only lit the Statue of Liberty but this Jewish immigrant was approached by Mark Twain to produce Connecticut Yankee in King […]

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