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John Ericsson Society, New York 


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John Ericsson Statue in Future Battery Park
Conceptual Rendering by sven

Courtesy of the Battery Conservancy

Street Performers in Battery Park, New York


2012

150 years since the Battle of Hampton Roads, March 9, 1862

2011

Obama considers his first national monument - Fort Monroe

A Brief Dry Spell for the U.S.S. Monitor, New York Times, August 9, 2011

John Ericsson, Birthday Celebration, Battery Park, New York, July 31, 2011

2010

John Ericsson, Birthday Celebration, Battery Park, New York, July 31, 2010

Leif Brisfjord: John Ericsson’s Green Energy, April 6, 2010

2009

John Ericsson, Birthday Celebration, Battery Park, New York, July 31, 2009

2008

John Ericsson and Solar Energy, November 18, 2008

John Ericsson, Birthday Celebration, Battery Park, New York, July 31, 2008

Presentation: "John Ericsson's Birthday Celebration, July 31 with song by Jussi Björling" on YouTube in HD Quality

Visitors from Hälsingland, Sweden Celebrate a John Ericsson Tour around Manhattan, June 24, 2008

Invitation to Visit American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA Saturday, April 19, 2008

Model Steam Engine, Novelty from the Rainhill Trials 1829, Crafted by John Ericson, Leeds, UK

Model Engines, Crafted by Rich Carlstedt

JESNY Annual Report, 2007 of the President: February 1, 2008


2007

John Ericsson Literature Roundtable, New York, November 30, 2007

Oswego/Erie Canal Solar Cruise 2007

The National Inventors Hall of Fame in Akron, Ohio

John Ericsson, Birthday Celebration, Battery Park, New York, July 31, 2007

John Ericsson Creativity Award, John Ericsson Junior High School, Brooklyn, New York, 2007

John Ericsson Memorial Celebration, Washington D.C.
June 2, 2007, including Visit to House of Sweden


More News

 


John Ericsson, A. Molthé 1903
 


The John Ericsson Society, New York offers members the privilege of participating in the use of 21st Century technology and methods to gather and provide access to evidence of the achievements of Captain John Ericsson, thus preserving for future generations an accurate record of his historic contributions and promoting the advancement of engineering science.
 


Photo: Leif Brisfjord
John Ericsson Monument, Nybroviken, Stockholm, Sweden
 



John Ericsson Monument, Gothenburg, Sweden
 


Photo: Leif Brisfjord
John Ericsson Memorial, Washington D.C., USA

On a fine spring Saturday, May 29, 1926, President Calvin Coolidge and Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden dedicated the memorial in the presence of about 5,000 persons.

Said the Crown Prince when the memorial was unveiled, "He was the greatest man of Swedish blood who ever came to the United States."

 

The Society Celebrates the following annual Memorial Events

March 9th, Monitor Day - Annual Dinner.
   Battle of Hampton Roads

July 31st, John Eriksson's Birthday - Celebration at the John Ericsson Statue in Battery Park, New York.
 
John Ericsson's Birthday

November 23rd, John Eriksson's arrival in the US - Celebration.


Photo: Leif Brisfjord
John Ericsson Monument, Battery Park, New York, USA
 



The objectives of the Society are

  • to perpetuate and honor the memory of Captain John Ericsson, advance the profession of engineering and work for cooperation between the members of his profession in all countries with special recognition of those branches of engineering wherein Captain John Ericsson's principal achievements were attained.

  • to promote and encourage historic research concerning the life and works of Captain John Ericsson.

  • to gather and disseminate information concerning the history and life of Captain John Ericsson.

  • to gather and preserve books, manuscripts, papers and relics relating to the history, life and works of Captain John Ericsson.

  • to mark places of historic interest with suitable monuments and markers where such places are connected the the life of Captain John Ericsson.

The Society was founded in 1907 and incorporated under the laws of State of New York in 1934.



Naval Rendezvous
Naval Rendezvous, Hampton Roads, VA, April and May 1893


John Ericsson Society, New York celebrates its Second Century