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Next Meeting, Thursday - May 18,2017 - 7 p.m.

posted May 10, 2017, 6:36 PM by Moriches Bay Civic Association
At the May 18th meeting of the Moriches Bay Civic Association, Tim Green, cultural resource manager at Brookhaven National Laboratory, will give a talk, "History in Our Backyard: The History of Camp Upton and Brookhaven Lab." This year, the Lab celebrates 70 years of scientific discovery and Camp Upton celebrates its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1917 (now the site of Brookhaven Lab), hear how the Camp served our nation, first in WWI and then in WWII. Hear about one of its most famous recruits, Irving Berlin, who wrote "God Bless America." Green will share photos and give an overview of the Lab's science history.