CANCELED: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty at the Congregation Sherith Israel

Friday Nov 10 2017  
Congregation Sherith Israel  2266 California Street, San Francisco, CA  map

This event has been canceled.

Richard Schwartz, author of The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty, will speak to the Prime Time Club about M. B. Curtis and the realities of San Francisco in the 1870s and 80s.

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