Richard Schwartz at The Buildings and the Eccentrics of the East Bay

Tuesday Sep 19 2017   5:45 PM
Scott's Jack London Square  2 Broadway, Oakland, CA  map

Richard Schwartz, author of The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty, will present an illustrated talk on the building and construction angles of the stories of M. B. Curtis and Berkeley’s Mary Townsend (in Richard’s book Eccentrics, Heroes and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley).

RSVP via email is required. Free for students and CSI members, $50 for others. For more information please click here.

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