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Naval Civil War in Florida

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Ormond Beach Historical Society is hosting their 2022-2023 live Speaker Series program. Learn about the little-known adventures of the Navy during the American Civil War in Florida in the final lecture of the series. This program is based on Robert Mattson’s book The Civil War Navy in Florida and provides a broad overview of naval actions in Florida during the American Civil War.

Robert Mattson researches and portrays Union Civil War personnel. He is currently a member of the USS Pawnee Marine Guard and is their only sailor. His book The Civil War Navy in Florida was published in 2014.

This program is free, including an opening reception with refreshments at 9:30 AM. 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.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

June 24 @ 10:00 am -
June 24 @ 11:00 am


Presenter Information:
Robert Mattson, Sailor, USS Pawnee Marine Guard
Event Fee:
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Event Contact:

Randy Jaye
(407) 497-5755

Event Venue:

Anderson-Price Memorial Building
42 N Beach Street
Ormond Beach, FL 32174 United States
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Venue Phone:
(407) 497-5755

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