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Coffee and Conversation Speakers Series – Florida Loves Manatees!
February 7 @ 7:00 pm
Venue:Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
1 Courthouse Square
Inverness, FL 34450
Organizer:Kathy Turner Thompson
University of Florida, Historian and Lecturer will speak on the topic, “Florida Loves Manatees!” and why. However, the relationship of Floridians to this gentle water giant has been a contentious one. This program will examine the interactions between humans and manatees in a historical and ecological context and even attempt to look into the future (rarely the realm of the historian!) to see what may happen to manatees!” Steve Noll is a master lecturer in the department of history at the University of Florida. He has written extensively on 2 widely different subjects- disability history and Florida history. He also works extensively with the Florida Humanities Council, speaking around the state on subjects related to Florida history.
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.