Tom Twomey Series Local History Lecture
The local history lecture of the Tom Twomey Lecture Series will be a walking tour of the historic Green River Cemetery in Springs, East Hampton, NY. The date is September 24, 2022 with a start time of 2pm.
Leading the tour will be two resident experts, Helen Harrison, the Director of the Pollock-Krasner House & Studio and Hugh King, a local historian, the Town Crier, and the Historic Site Manager for the Village of East Hampton. The Green River Cemetery is known for the many graves of local Springs (aka Bonacker) families including Millers, Kings, Bennetts and Talmages. A significant representation of important artists spanning from the height of the abstract expressionist movement to today as well as many other people in the arts are also buried there. Graves including those of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Alfonso Ossorio, Ad Reinhardt, Jimmy Ernst and Elaine de Kooning will be visited.
Registrants are asked to wear comfortable shoes, the walk will take approximately two hours and registration with the library is required. The event is free.