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Florida Landmarks, Lodgings, and Legends
March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Florida Studies program at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg hosts longtime Tampa artists Charles Greacen and historian Gary Mormino for a conversation about Florida landmarks and lore, featuring personal narratives and a historical sense of state. In Greacen’s “Florida Landmarks, Lodgings, and Legends,” he creates meticulous, photo-like drawings of iconic structures in the Tampa Bay area and beyond accompanied by short histories, personal memories and observations.
Greacen is a New Jersey native and Tampa transplant. Greacen is a former artists for the Tampa Tribune and the Tampa Bay Times and created cartoons for Tampa Bay regional publications. Mormino is a local historian, author and teacher. He holds the Frank E. Duckwall Professor of History Emeritus and is the co-founder of the Florida Studies program at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.
This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary parking is available in Lot #19 and in the 5th Avenue South parking structure. Books and tile artwork will be available for sale with a signing to follow.
March 28 @ 6:00 pm -
March 28 @ 8:00 pm