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Florida History from Palmetto-Leaves to The Yearling to River of Grass

Event Date:

February 25 @ 6:00 pm

Venue:

New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center
6630 Van Buren St.
New Port Richey, FL 34653

Organizer:

KC Quaretti
727-494-6544
quarettik@cityofnewportrichey.org

Program Description:

Experience Florida through the milieu of three women authors, in character and costume: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Each wrote a book that put Florida on the map – in 1873, 1938, and 1947, respectively. Each woman shares stories from the Florida they experienced and the impact they had on our state.

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