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Short Takes: A Grab Bag of Old Florida Stories
From the Barefoot Mailman to Addison Mizner and the Ashley Gang, old Florida history is brimming with fascinating characters and memorable events. Enjoy lively interpretations of some of the better-known Florida tales, as well as others you might not have encountered.
Dr. Caren Neile is founding director of the South Florida Storytelling Project. Neile’s teaching and research are in the fields of Intercultural, Cultural and Rhetorical Communication Studies.
This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program, in partnership with the Lake Wales History Museum.
Date/time: March 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Presented By:Caren Neile, Scholar