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Lighthouses of the Sunshine State

Event Date:

February 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Manatee Village Historical Park
1404 Manatee Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208


Kathryn Rohlwing
(941) 749-7165

Program Description:

Join us for on February 8 to hear Brendan Burke, Associate Director of the Maritime Research Division for the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, discuss the history of lighthouses in Florida and the many roles they have played in shaping Florida’s culture for the past 500 years. Brendan’s research interests include steam technology and the history of shrimp boat building.