Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster
Sunday, June 11, 2017
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
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The PS General Slocum was a passenger steamboat built in Brooklyn, New York, in 1891. During her service history, she was involved in a number of mishaps, including multiple groundings and collisions.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore this incredible historical event.
Please note: Registration is required; to register, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 13.
Directions to Astoria Park
Know Before You Go
Astoria Park (Charybdis Playground)
The bathroom at Charybdis Playground is closed due to construction on the sewer line.
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