Model Making in Massachusetts: Ship Models & Pipe Organs With Harold A. Burnham, Erik Ronnberg, Jr., & Greg Bover Sunday, April 21, 2013
Contact: Maggie Holtzberg, 978-275-1719
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Lowell, Massachusetts. Looking for a reminder of warmer days, strolling along Lucy Larcom Park during the Lowell Folk Festival? Join us for a folklife program during the "off-season." Come hear three expert craftsmen talk about the role model-making plays in building timber framed schooners, historic representations of seafaring vessels, and pipe organs. Joining us will be National Heritage Fellow and shipwright Harold A. Burnham of Essex, noted maritime historian and ship model builder Erik Ronnberg, Jr. of Rockport, and Greg Bover, VP of Operations at CB Fisk Pipe Organs, Inc. of Gloucester.
Did You Know?
The population of Lowell grew dramatically during the years of industrial expansion-rising from about 2,500 in 1826 to more than 33,000 in 1850, when Lowell was the second largest city in Massachusetts.