Open House and Guest Speaker at the Contra Costa County History Center

The Contra Costa County Historical Society is hosting an Open House and Speaker program Saturday, April 16 featuring award-winning photographer and writer John V. Robinson. John will talk about his newest book "Bay Area Iron Master Al Zampa: A Life Building Bridges."

John V. Robinson began his study of bridge builders in 1995 by interviewing the famed bridge builder Alfred Zampa. Zampa was one of the first to survive a fall from the Golden Gate Bridge, making him a founding member of the Half Way to Hell Club in 1936.

Following John's talk will be tours of the County archives. Take advantage of this special opportunity to see how CCCHS preserves delicate records and special collections.

WHEN: Saturday, April 16. John's talk begins at 1:00pm.

WHERE: Contra Costa County History Center, 724 Escobar Street, Martinez

DETAILS: RSVP is requested.

Parking and Admission is free. $5.00 suggested donation at the door. Refreshments will be served.

Email: [email protected] or call (925) 229-1042

April 16, 2016 at 1:00pm - 3pm
Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar St
Martinez, CA 94553
United States
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Priscilla Couden & Tara Weber · · 925-229-1042

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