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Brunch & Learn: Inauguration History

Event Date:

January 5 @ 10:30 am

Venue:

Florida Historic Capitol Museum
400 South Monroe St Room B-06
Tallahassee, FL 32311

Organizer:

Tiffany Baker
850-487-1902
baker.tiffany@flhistoriccapitol.gov

Program Description:

Event is free but reservations are required due to very limited seating. Count down to inauguration day with us at the Historic Capitol Museum as we host a brunch and learn event. The history of inaugural lunches and balls will be the topic presented by Florida State University Professor Emeritus and Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Elizabeth Goldsmith. With her first-hand White House experience, Dr. Goldsmith captivates audiences worldwide with her insight into the traditions, foods, and behaviors seen at Presidential and Gubernatorial inaugurations through time. Find out what Floridians may expect to see on January 8th while enjoying some flavors of inaugurations past. This program is part of the series complementing temporary exhibit On the Steps of History: Florida’s Inaugurations.

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Imagining Florida: History & Myth in the Sunshine State

Nov. 13, 2018 – Mar. 24, 2019
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On the Steps of History: Florida’s Inaugurations

Dec 4, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019
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This exhibition showcases the pomp and prestige of Florida’s historic inaugurations featuring artifacts, photographs, and film footage from private and public collections.

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