Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Due to Hurricane Ian, some events have been canceled or postponed. We are working to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Loading Events

« All Events

Virtual Event Virtual Event
  • This event has passed.

Presidents in Florida by James Clark

March 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Virtual Event Virtual Event
Florida Talks: At Home! Virtual Event

George Washington had nothing but trouble with Florida. Thomas Jefferson tried to steal it. Abraham Lincoln hoped it would win him re-election. Three men came to Florida to fight and ended up in the White House. Franklin Roosevelt was nearly assassinated before he could be inaugurated and quick thinking by a Secret Service agent saved John Kennedy’s life in Florida. Herbert Hoover learned about Al Capone and Warren G. Harding got stuck on a Florida sandbar. Learn about America’s presidents’ strange relationship with our state. This talk is based on the book, Presidents in Florida.

This event is funded by the Florida Humanities Florida Talks program in partnership with the Key West Art & Historical Society.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm -
March 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
James Clark, Scholar
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
Virtual/Online
Event Registration Link:
Click here to register

Event Contact:

Kassandra Collett
Phone:
(305) 295-6616 ext. 114
Email:
kcollett@kwahs.org

has been added to the cart. View Cart