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Blue Comet Day at Liberty State Park

Event title Blue Comet Day at Liberty State Park
Beginning Date Saturday February 24th, 2018 AM 10:00
Ending Date Saturday February 24th, 2018 PM 3:00
Location Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
Contact Nature Center
Email LSPNatureCenter@dep.nj.gov
URL http://libertystatepark.nj.gov
Description In celebration of the 89th anniversary of the inaugural run of the Blue Comet train, join us at the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal for Blue Comet Day! Journey back in time to learn about the trail of the famous Blue Comet train all the way to its final destination of Atlantic City.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM All Aboard! - A children’s program, which will include a talk about trains and a take home craft. This program is appropriate for ages 5 to 10 years old. Pre-registration is required, and all children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Anthony Puzzilla, author of New Jersey Central's Blue Comet, will speak about the Blue Comet and his inspiration to write about the famed train. Mr.Puzilla will then be available for a Q&A session, along with copies of his book available for purchase.

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Trail of the Blue Comet - This program will include a discussion about the lasting impact of the Blue Comet, artifacts from the train, and a clip from the documentary, “Deluxe: The Tale of the Blue Comet.” No pre-registration is required.

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM “Deluxe: The Tale of the Blue Comet.” - A showing of Robert A. Emmons Jr.’s 90-minute documentary in the Blue Comet Auditorium. No pre-registration is required.

For more information about Blue Comet Day or to register for the All Aboard! program, please contact the Nature Interpretive Center at 201-915-3400 x202 or email LSPNatureCenter@dep.nj.gov.
Categories Kids and Family
Last Modified Saturday February 3rd, 2018
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