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Henny Sinding and the Gerda III: A one-night-only public program
August 5 , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hear Mystic Seaport volunteer, researcher and author Howard Veisz speak about Gerda III, a wooden lighthouse tender built in 1926 to re-supply offshore lighthouses along the Danish coast. During the Nazi occupation of Denmark in World War II, the Gerda III took on precious cargo: clandestine groups of Jewish refugees that she transported to freedom. 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Advanced registration required. This event will not be recorded. hcofpgh.org/events