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Florida Transportation History: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles (& Steamboats too!)

Event Date:

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Manatee Village Historical Park
1404 Manatee Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208


Kathryn Rohlwing
(941) 749-7165

Program Description:

Dr. Steven Noll teaches American History at the University of Florida. His research focus is in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, particularly in Florida. This talk will demonstrate how Florida’s history as a territory and state can be told through the changing methods of transportation used to move people and goods to and within Florida. Noll’s presentation will also include a highlight on transportation within Manatee County.

Reception with light refreshments to follow (Manatee Village will close at 7pm).
Free admission and parking. No RSVP required, seating on a first come, first served basis.
Open to the public. Ages 13 & up recommended.