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Settlers of the Spanish Florida Frontier: Canary Islanders in Colonial Florida

Event Date:

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Lightner Museum of Hobbies
75 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084


Elizabeth Graham
(904) 824-2874

Program Description:

Please join the Lightner Museum in welcoming Dr. Diana Reigelsperger for her lecture detailing the history of Canary Islanders and the challenges they faced upon arrival to Florida in the eighteenth century. What was their legacy to coastal Florida?

This talk will seek to provide the audience with a more comprehensive understanding of Florida’s unique and historically significant cultural heritage.