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Florida and the Gulf of Mexico: History, Wisdom, and Hope

Event Date:

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Museum of Florida History
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399


Lea Ellen Thornton
(850) 245-6400

Program Description:

Dr. Jack E. Davis is a professor of environmental history and sustainable studies at the University of Florida. He is the author or editor of several books on Florida, including The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, which won the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction.

The program begins with light refreshments in the Museum lobby at 5:30 p.m., with Florida’s History Shop and the Museum galleries open for visitors to enjoy. The talk begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Heritage Hall auditorium. The History Shop and Museum galleries will remain open until 8:00 p.m., providing an additional opportunity to view the exhibit. Dr. Davis will be available to sign books before and after his presentation.