East Bronx History Forum Meeting 12/20 – “Hunt for the Lost John Wilkes Booth Diary Pages”

The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room is pleased to host the 126th meeting of The East Bronx History Forum on Wednesday, December 20th   2017 at 7:30 pm.    The Forum’s will have special guest presenter Robert Diamond return, this time discussing the events leading up to April 14th 1865 and related mysteries revealed in New York City.   The presentation: “Hunt for the Lost John Wilkes Booth Diary Pages “
Bob Diamond, Chairman of the Brooklyn Historic Railway Association (BHRA) has made a personal, hands-on study of the New York City transportation underground.  For 30 years, Bob Diamond has guided tours of an abandoned subway tunnel, sealed for over 150 years.   Some say, that the Atlantic Avenue tunnel was used for bootlegging and that the FBI led a hunt for Nazis there.  Mr. Diamond has other stories that is much darker, going back to the early plot to kidnap President Lincoln, other co-conspirators and Booth’s escape, all tracing back to New York City.
In 1979, Robert Diamond started uncovering the details in after picking up the trail deep inside the “Cosgrove Report”, written by a former C.I.A. agent.  Mr. Diamond will present the entire personal story, with facts and events that continue to be added to this unfolding mystery.
All meetings are free and open to the public at The Huntington Free Library, located at 9 Westchester Square, Bronx NY, next to the Apple Bank.  Parking is free after 7 pm.   Please view the East Bronx History Forum web page at BronxNYC.com for details, or follow us on Facebook. Please join us at 7:30 pmWednesday December 20th at the Huntington Free Library.
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