The public is invited to a special exhibit and presentation Wed., April 27 at 6:30 p.m.celebrating President Ulysses S. Grant’s 200th birthday. This extensive exhibit and history talk will celebrate President Grant’s time in Long Branch during and after his two-term Presidency, when he governed from his “Summer White House” at the Jersey Shore.
The exhibit will feature memoirs, artifacts, maps, ephemera and memorabilia from the 18th President and the Gilded Age in Long Branch. It can be viewed through May 18 during opening hours at the Cultural Center.
Doors open at 6:30 and presentation begins at 7 p.m. Jim Foley, President of the Long Branch Historical Museum Association (aka Church of the Presidents) will give a talk about Ulysses S. Grant. Birthday cake and light refreshments will be served!
This exhibit and presentation is a joint project from the Long Branch Historical Association, the Long Branch Free Public Library, the Long Branch Historical Museum Association and the City of Long Branch.
For more information call Lisa Kelly at the Long Branch Public Library at 732-222-3900, Ext. 2350 or email LKelly@longbranchlib.org.
For more information about the Long Branch Arts and Cultural Center and hours of the exhibit call Christine Sullivan at 732-222-7000, Ext. 2050.