On Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m., join Dr. Laurence ‘Larry’ Cook for our History Happy Hour event at the Phelps Mansion Museum at 191 Court Street in Binghamton.
Larry will talk about past Presidents, and how their legacies impacted the United States. Admission is $15 for the public and $10 for museum members. Each ticket serves as a voucher for 2 drinks (beer and/or wine) from Water Street Brewing Co. Snacks are included. Must Ben 21 or over to attend.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Dr. Laurence Cook is a lifelong collector of presidential memorabilia and a presidential historian specializing in little known facts and the personal side of the presidency. He is the author of Presidential Coincidences, Amazing Facts and Collectibles. He has lectured at various events and historic places including several programs for the National Park Service. Along with his lectures he also displays museum quality memorabilia from his personal collection. He’s appeared in various media outlets including C-SPAN, local television stations, newspapers and radio shows.
He and his wife Diane founded the Plains Helping Plains initiative. The initiative is dedicated to formulating and managing projects that benefit Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter’s hometown of Plains, Georgia. In 2011 he and his wife were made honorary citizen’s of Plains, Georgia and were presented with proclamations by President and Mrs. Carter. He and Diane reside in Dallas, Pa.