Clarence Birdseye: The Man Who Changed the World

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Start Date: Jun 25 2009
Location: Sawyer Free Library



Clarence Birdseye: The Man Who Changed the Worlds Eating Habits

The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library present “Clarence Birdseye: The Man Who Changed the World’s Eating Habits” on Thursday, June 25th at 7 PM in the Friend Room with speaker Maggie Rosa.

The presentation will focus on how Birdseye changed the way the world eats through his development of the frozen food industry. From Long Island to Labrador to Gloucester to Peru, the story of a remarkable man who didn’t consider himself very remarkable at all. Included in the discussion will be information about his later inventions and his home life in Gloucester.

Maggie Rosa is a Gloucester resident who was chair of the Gloucester Historical Commission for several years and now serves as Chair of the City Hall Restoration Committee. She is also Executive Director of the Gloucester Educational Foundation.

Lyceum programs are free of charge and open to the public. For more information call 978-281-9763.