Material Culture to Auction Items (Lots 325-372) From the Legendary Philadelphia Boxing Venue, THE BLUE HORIZON, on Sunday, April 10 (details and online catalogue)
Gallery Talk: Every Seat Was A Front Row Seat!
Co-Owner Vernoca Michael, ‘The First Lady of Boxing’,
On the History of The Blue Horizon
2pm, Saturday, April 9th
(Free, Open to the Public, Refreshments)
The Blue Horizon was a historic 1,500-seat boxing venue in Philadelphia. The Ring magazine voted it the number-one boxing venue in the world, and Sports Illustrated noted it as the last great boxing venue in the country. (read more wikipedia)
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