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10:00 am

RAIN: A History For Stormy Times

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cedar Key Community Center, 6th and F Street
Cedar Key, FL 32625 United States

RAIN: A History for Stormy Times: A natural and cultural tour of RAIN, from the torrents that filled the oceans four billion years ago to the modern story of climate change. A wellspring of life, rain also has a place in our souls. In an ancient perfume region in northern...

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5:30 pm

Florida Transportation History: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles (& Steamboats too!)

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Manatee Village Historical Park, 1404 Manatee Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208 United States

Dr. Steven Noll teaches American History at the University of Florida. His research focus is in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, particularly in Florida. This talk will demonstrate how Florida’s history as a territory and state can be told through the changing methods of transportation used to move...

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Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Florida History, 500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399 United States

Florida’s “Three Marjorie(y)s” used the power of the pen and grassroots activism to celebrate Old Florida and protect Florida’s wildlife and wild places. Through engaging historic postcards and photos and a lively presentation and discussion, author Peggy MacDonald blends Florida, women’s and environmental history to provide audiences with an inspirational...

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