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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Florida’s Transportation History

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Florida’s Transportation History

Until the nineteenth century, steamboats provided the major means of transportation in the state and its connection to the wider world. This presentation cover the decades of development and infrastructure of Florida’s transportation industry and intersections with contemporary issues of the state.

Steve Noll is a master lecturer in the University of Florida’s history department, where received his PhD in 1991. Dr. Noll taught special education in public schools for twenty-eight years before moving to UF in 2004. He has written on general Florida history as well as more specialized subjects ranging from Florida environmental policy, the Cross Florida Barge Canal, and the 1970s disability rights movement. In 2013, the Princeton Review named him one of the 300 best professors in the United States.

This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and Suwanee River Regional Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the aforementioned entities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 29 @ 6:00 pm -
January 29 @ 7:00 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Steve Noll, Master Lecturer, University of Florida, Department of History
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person

Event Contact:

Amy Osborne
Phone:
(386) 362-2317
Email:
aosborne@neflin.org

Event Venue:

Suwannee River Regional Library
1848 Ohio Ave S.
Live Oak, 32064 United States
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Venue Phone:
(386) 362-2317
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