Coming to America: A Columbus Day Celebration Family Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
New York, NY
Poor Columbus! He didn’t really discover America but millions of immigrants did. Once they arrived another hard journey began. How did new immigrants preserve a traditional past while embracing an American future? Preservation Detectives will explore the Eldridge Street Synagogue and uncover intriguing clues.
When & Where
Museum at Eldridge Street
The mission of the Museum at Eldridge Street is to strengthen, support, protect and promote the 1887 landmark Eldridge Street Synagogue as a dynamic cultural and educational center that tells the story of Jewish immigrant life at the turn of the last century, explores architecture and historic preservation, inspires reflection and cultural continuity, and fosters inter-group exchange.