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Great Romances in Florida Lore

Event Date:

February 11 @ 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:

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so join storyteller Caren Niele as she introduces several tales of now-legendary Florida romances, including the outlaws known as The King and Queen of the Everglades, the Ghost of Bellamy Bridge, the Love-After-Death of Carl Tanzler, and the Wakulla Pocahantas. You’re sure to fall in love-with our great state’s past.

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