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History of Polk County Road

Event Date:

March 19 @ 12:15 pm

Venue:

Polk County History Center
100 E. Main St.
Bartow, FL 33830

Organizer:

Myrtice Young
863-534-4385
myrticeyoung@polk-county.net

Program Description:

Ryan Kordek, Transportation Planning Administrator, will be focusing on where, when and why the first trails, rails and roads were constructed in Polk County. His presentation will include a variety of photos and maps beginning in the 1820s through 1955. Many of his maps are on display as part of the local component, Polk County Crossroads, in the new Smithsonian Institution exhibit Crossroads: Change in Rural America, and will remain on permanent display.

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