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Florida and World War II

Event Date:

February 21 @ 5:30 pm

Venue:

Lightner Museum of Hobbies
75 King Street
Saint Augustine, FL 32084

Organizer:

Ellen Morfit
904-824-2874
educator@lightnermuseum.org

Program Description:

On the eve of Pearl Harbor, Florida was the smallest state in the South. Today, Florida is a Sunbelt megastate. World War II is the lynchpin. The war galvanized Floridians, resulting in the inux of two million servicemen. WWII also ignited a modern civil rights movement, new roles for women, and the dawn of the Florida Dream. Explore Florida’s role in the war with Dr. Gary Mormino.

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