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Ice Skating in the Gilded Age

January 24 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Figure skating has changed dramatically in the last 100 years. The clothes, skates, ice surfaces and various moves have become more aerobic than 100 years ago. Figure skating was very popular among the wealthy women of the Gilded Age. Maria Reynolds, curator at Staatsburg Skate Park an avid skater, will talk about the history of competitive skating, early indoor ice rinks, fashion and maneuvers.

This program is through the Columbia Libraries Association and is a virtual program on Zoom.

Please register at [email protected] to receive the link to the program.