12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Curtis Memorial Library
23 Pleasant Street
Brunswick , Maine 04011
MSC Winter Wisdom is free and open to all!
This presentation will describe the fascinating story of Cyrus Field and his journey from penniless paper mill worker to one of the most prominent men in New York City. Through many challenges and missteps, this visionary became a persistent, energetic entrepreneur who went on to accomplish one of the greatest technological feats of the 19th century. Mary Morton Cowan is a Maine native and has a B.A. degree from Bates College where she majored in English and Music. She has published four books and nearly 100 articles for young readers.