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MAHWAH IN THE COLD WAR

Nike Missle Base
March 14, 2013

Mahwah in the Cold War: The Nuclear Warheads at the Nike Base In Our Backyard
 Thursday March 14 at 7:30
 
Presented by – Richard Levine, George Friedel, Jack Goudsward
 
This presentation will focus on the Nike missile base that was installed spanning portions of Franklin Lakes and Mahwah during the Cold War period.  Included will be two videos: “Weird N.J. Nike Missile Bases,” and a home video tour of the base filmed in 1962. Interesting and little known facts will be presented, including a story about being 30-seconds from launching a missile with a nuclear warhead over New York City.  A question and answer session will be held at the conclusion of the presentation.
 
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Ramapo Reformed Church Education Bldg., 100 Island Road, Mahwah NJ
Reservations recommended:
201.512.0099         lectures@mahwahmuseum.org
Admission $3.00 – Members free, refreshments served.
 
The Mahwah Museum receives operating support from The New Jersey Historical Commission, Dept. of State.