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Marjorie H Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment
Raised by naturalist parents in rural Southwest Florida, Marjorie Carr used the power of the pen and grassroots activism to celebrate Old Florida and protect Florida’s wildlife and wild places, preserving many of north central Florida’s ecological treasures.
Dr. Peggy Macdonald is a public historian and adjunct professor at Stetson University and Indian River State College. Her publications include a biography of environmental activist Marjorie Harris Carr and a forthcoming book on Florida’s female pioneers. Dr. Macdonald has written about local and Florida history and culture for Gainesville Magazine, Our Town Magazine, Senior Times and FORUM Magazine.
This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Manatee Observation and Education Center.
Date/time: April 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Presented By:Peggy Macdonald, Scholar