ARMCHAIR TRAVELER

From Star Island to China

Tue, Feb 2 2021, 11am

Location
Meeting to be held via Zoom.
 

Porch rockers outside the Oceanic Hotel on Star Island, “a magical place” of peace and tranquility visited by Jan McCulloch in August 2019.

Our next Armchair Traveler program will be on Tuesday, February 2, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. We have two terrific presenters lined up to share their photos and experiences.

Use this link to join the Zoom meeting on February 2.

B. Jan McCulloch, professor emeritus, Family Social Science, will take us to Star Island, which she describes as “a magical place” of peace and tranquility nestled among the Isles of Shoals 10 miles off the coast of New Hampshire. Her presentation will be divided into three parts: a brief history of Star Island; staying at the Oceanic Hotel; and Star Island photography, including birds, landscapes, boating scenes, and an island celebration.

Robert Patterson, professor emeritus, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, will focus on three of his trips to China. In 1983, he was part of an invited lecture tour; in 1986, he led 20 people from the Twin Cities on a 350-mile bike tour from Shanghai to Nanjing; and in 1989, he was on Tiananmen Square during the uprising to overthrow the government.

Please mark your calendars. We look forward to you joining us.

—Lynn C. Anderson, chair, Armchair Traveler Program 



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