The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: Dinner and Talk

Wednesday Oct 04 2017   6:30 PM
Northbrae Community Church  941 The Alameda, Berkeley, CA  map

Richard Schwartz, author of The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty, will present an illustrated talk about M. B. Curtis and his life in Berkeley and influence on the culture of the nation. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. and talk at 7:30 p.m.

Call (510) 526-3805 for more information.

Richard SchwartzRichard Schwartz is a historian and the author of Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley; Earthquake Exodus, 1906; Berkeley 1900; and The Circle of Stones. An outdoor enthusiast and animal lover, he worked on a Pennsylvania Dutch farm before heading west to find higher mountains. He now lives in Berkeley, California, where he works as a building contractor and documents early Native American sites in the Bay Area. Visit his website at