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Date:
March 24, 2019
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:
The Boonton Senior Center
Address:
126 North Main Street
Boonton, NJ 07005
Contact:
9734028840
Cost:
Free
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Roosevelts, Vanderbilts, Astors & Rockefellers: New York’s Families Of Fortune

Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Boonton Historical Society Presents: Roosevelts, Vanderbilts, Astors & Rockefellers: New York’s Families Of Fortune Sunday, March 24, 2:00 PM At The Boonton Senior Center 126 North Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005 Dr. Edward Marlatt, former Boontonian and professor at Adelphi University, will trace the rise of these iconic Nieuw Amsterdam / New York’s old monied American families of wealth and prestige from their arrival in America to their acquisition of wealth by means of the family tycoon, then follow their pedigree down to their contemporary American descendants. Professor Marlatt will also discuss aspects of Anglo-Saxon American capitalism and culture in the United States, which was the predominant culture here from about 1608 to 1968 in the USA. For information call 646-248-0640 or email marlatt@adelphi.edu. Admission is free to all & refreshments will be served.