Sunday, May 20th, 2:00 PM
The Case Against Captain Bigelow
The Irving Sargent Theater
Lawrence Public Library
51 Lawrence St., Lawrence, Massachusetts
All are welcome. Free admission. Handicapped accessible. Discussion and refreshments will follow.
An in-depth view of the times, causes, and consequences of the collapse and ensuing conflagration of the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, January 10, 1860. Over 100 workers lost their lives and scores more were badly hurt. The mill’s collapse and fire was the 19th century’s worst industrial accident.
Sponsors: Division 8 AOH, The Irish Foundation, the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library, and Louise Sandberg.