General Slocum

The General Slocum or How My Great Grandmother Missed the Boat [HISTORY]

Last modified June 12, 2014 at 12:05 pm

With June 15 being the 110th anniversary of the sinking of the PS General Slocum in the East River, I thought it appropriate to share a personal snippet about a young Lower East Side girl who “missed the boat,” so to speak. The story of the General Slocum passenger boat is certainly a sad one, […]

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