WED Jan 18th 9-10am Pacific TIme
Event: Lisbon 1755 Historical Tour
Join the American Library Association (ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group) on a visit to Lisbon 1755
Meet at the COOKIE II Welcome Center
and we will teleport to Lisbon 1755. (Type Lisbon 1755 into the world map)
The Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 destroyed eighty-five percent of Lisbon's buildings, including famous palaces and libraries, as well as most examples of Portugal's distinctive 16th-century Manueline architecture. Come tour a simulation of Lisbon before this tragic destruction took place. This is an example of an historical simulation for learning in a virtual world.