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Remembering the Chinese Railroad

  • Bull Street Library 2002 Bull Street Savannah, GA, 31401 United States (map)
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Where: Bull Street Library

Price: Free

Trace the footsteps of history through the journey of the Chinese railroad workers who constructed the First Transcontinental Railroad. Professor Zhang will present her research through photographs, archival documents, and a Q&A session.

May 10, 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad. Between 1863-1869, some 120,000 Chinese railroad workers helped construct 690 miles of railroad. Faced with harsh conditions, the Chinese railroad workers set one record after another, and worked themselves into history books.

Earlier Event: April 23
Remembering the Chinese Railroad
Later Event: April 25
2019 Tybee Wine Festival