Percy will discuss Larry Bell's work with Consolidated Aircraft and the establishment of Bell Aircraft in the Buffalo Consolidated Aircraft factory on Elmwood Avenue in 1937, and his subsequent move to the Niagara Falls facility in 1941.
|Bell Aircraft main factory, Wheatfield, NY, 1940s|
Photo courtesy Library of Congress
Mr. Percy has served as historian for the Town of Tonawanda and the Village of Kenmore since 1969 and has presented a wide variety of historical programs to several hundred community organizations
throughout Western New York and in Ontario.
This event is free and open to all, refreshments will be served.