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Florida’s Female Pioneers
April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Ormond Beach Historical Society is hosting their 2022-2023 live Speaker Series program. Learn how pioneering women shaped Florida in this twelth lecture. This lecture features Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a physician who ran the first racially integrated school in Florida, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, the first and only female Florida Seminole Tribal Chair.
Dr. Peggy Macdonald is a public historian and adjunct professor at Stetson University and Indian River State College. She has written about local and Florida history for FORUM Magazine, Gainesville Magazine, Our Town Magazine, and Senior Times. She is currently working on a book about Florida’s female pioneers.
This program is free, including an opening reception with refreshments at 9:30AM. Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building, and the handicap entrance is at the rear of the building. Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Ormond Beach Historical Society. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
April 22 @ 10:00 am -
April 22 @ 11:00 am