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Florida Landmarks, Lodgings, and LegendsLynn Pippenger Hall 50-378 7th Ave S., St. Petersburg, Florida
The Florida Studies program at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg hosts longtime Tampa artists Charles Greacen and historian Gary Mormino for a conversation about Florida landmarks and lore, featuring personal narratives and a historical sense of state. In Greacen's "Florida Landmarks, Lodgings, and Legends," he creates meticulous, photo-like drawings of iconic structures in the Tampa Bay area and beyond accompanied by short histories, personal memories and observations. Greacen
Lost Voices from St. Augustine’s Parish
The Florida Studies program at University of South Florida St. Petersburg hosts Dr. J Michael Francis to explore the early history of colonial St. Augustine focusing on the rich corpus of baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records housed in St. Augustine's Diocesan Archive. Dr. Francis highlights some of the stories that emerged from the damaged pages and introduces audiences to a digital archive that provides unparalleled public access to this