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500 Years of Maritime Florida: Florida’s Fleet
December 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue:St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
81 Lighthouse Ave
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
The 8th event in the 500 Years of Maritime Florida speaker series, this talk focuses on the evolution of the Florida-style trawler. During the early 20th century, a new type of boat was born in Northeast Florida. Forged from Greek, Italian, Norwegian, African-American, and native Florida hands, the Florida-style trawler became one of the most important boats in the history of the state. This presentation brings together stories, pictures, and the people from the halcyon days of catching shrimp and building boats in the Sunshine State.
Apr 11 – Aug 30, 2019
North Miami Public Library
The North Miami Memory Project is an interactive exhibit and lecture series that documents Miami’s past.
Apr 12 – Aug 31, 2019
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Winter Park, FL
This exhibit features new portraits and living histories of their most senior residents who are natives or longtime residents of the African American west side Winter Park community.
Mar 23 – May 5, 2019
Havana History & Heritage Society
Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.