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The Finest Hour: The True Story of the Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue
New York Times bestselling author Michael Tougias returns with slides of the storm, sinking tankers, rescues, victims, survivors and heroes to tell the story of this historic 1952 event, as well as the making of the Disney movie of the same name. And, there is a Florida connection too! Join us online for a program you won’t soon forget!
This event is funded in part by a Community Project Grant in partnership with the Ormand Beach Historical Society.
Date/time: March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Presented By:Michael Tougias