The Eagle Has Landed: Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary, with speaker Eric Rivet, takes place on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the Historic Brownhelm School & Museum, 1940 North Ridge Road in Vermilion.
July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Join Eric Rivet for a discussion on the Apollo program and learn about the space race between NASA and the Soviet Union and the technology behind one of the greatest scientific achievements in human history.
Doors open at 6 pm; Brownhelm Historical Association business meeting takes place from 6:30 pm to 7 pm; social time is 7 pm; program begins at 7:30 pm. Note there will be a 50/50 Raffle at upcoming BHA meetings.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, Eric Rivet has worked in the museum field for 22 years. He worked on two historic naval ships, the USS Kidd DD-661 and the USS Slater DE-766, as a docent and education coordinator. He then worked as a curator at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans for six years. In 2015, Rivet became the Chief Curator of the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland.
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