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Community Talks: The Afro-Caribbean Migration to Central Florida

Afro-Caribbean Migration to Florida

This program will examine the migration and settlement patterns of the various Afro-Caribbean peoples who made Florida their home and their contributions to its history and culture, with a special emphasis on the islands of Jamaica and Haiti. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Historical Society of Avon Park.

Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Events Details:

Date/time: February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented By:

Magdalena Lamarre, Retired Sociology Professor from Miami Dade College

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Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Aisha Alayande
(347) 837-8210

Venue Information:

Event Venue:

Avon Park Community Center
310 W Main Street
Avon Park, FL 33825 United States
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(813) 482-4868

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