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Crozet Soirée – Claudius Crozet, Educator and Engineer
November 13, 2014 @ 19:00 - 21:00
On Thursday, November 13, Col. Edwin Dooley, co-author of Claudius Crozet: French Engineer in America, 1790-1864, will focus on tunnel-builder Claudius Crozet’s contributions toengineering education at West Point and his role in founding the Virginia Military Institute.
From Crozet Library:
Col. Edward Dooley, “Claudius Crozet: Educator and Engineer”
Claudius Crozet’s contributions to the development of Virginia were important and lasting, but he was also an important educator who brought French engineering education to America. Col. Dooley will review Crozet’s life and career. Crozet Soiree programs are best for ages 16+.
A social gathering in the evening for informal conversation with guest speakers representing the arts, culture, businesses and interests in the Crozet community. Program listings are below. For adults ages 16+.