Lecture will take place at 5:00pm
6330 St. Charles Ave.
Free for Members-$10 for Non-members
Join Brad Vogel of the Walt Whitman Initiative as he brings the poet’s months in New Orleans to life during the bicentennial year of Whitman's birth. A former New Orleans fellow with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Vogel now serves as Executive Director of NY Preservation Archive Project. Well-known to many New Orleanians, Vogel when in New Orleans ran Inside the Footprint blog, documenting the destruction on the lower mid-city properties for the new hospital. Vogel's presentation will be one of hundreds of commemorative events taking place across the United States in 2019 under the umbrella of the Whitman 2019 Consortium.
Walt Whitman, America's most famous poet, is known for his connections to New York, Washington D.C. and Camden, New Jersey. But he spent crucial time in New Orleans as well. He...Read more