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9:00 am

Come All Ye Bold Heroes: The “Evil Necessity

April 6 @ 9:00 am
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, 1 S. Castillo Dr.
Saint Augustine, FL 32084 United States

In 1763, the Seven Years' War, the first truly world war (the "French and Indian War," as it is called in America) came to an end. Under the peace terms, Spain ceded its colony of...

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11:00 am

From Segregation to Desegregation: The History of Jones High School in Orlando, 1880-2018″

April 6 @ 11:00 am
Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park & museum, 2180 Freedom Ave
Mims, FL 32796 United States

This talk will address the history of Jones High School and segregated black education in Florida and the effort to desegregate public education in Central Florida. The Jones High School Historical Society created an online...

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4:00 pm

Cassadaga: Speaking of the Dead

April 6 @ 4:00 pm
Matheson History Museum, 513 E. University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States

Gary Monroe was allowed unrestricted access to Cassadaga, the Spiritualist community that was founded in central Florida more a century ago on the principle of continuous life, the idea that spirits of the dead commune...

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Exhibitions

Imagining Florida: History & Myth in the Sunshine State

Nov. 13, 2018 – Mar. 24, 2019
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Boca Raton, FL

This stunning exhibition is a major anthology of art made in and inspired by Florida and its people, places, flora, and fauna.

On the Steps of History: Florida’s Inaugurations

Dec 4, 2018 – Mar 10, 2019
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Tallahassee, FL

This exhibition showcases the pomp and prestige of Florida’s historic inaugurations featuring artifacts, photographs, and film footage from private and public collections.

Lay of the Land: The Art of Florida's Cattle Culture

Dec 11, 2018 – Apr 14, 2019
Albin Polasek Museum
Winter Park, FL

Explore this exhibit focusing on the art of the cowmen and women unique to Florida, who have historically been called “crackers” or “cowboys.”

Crossroads: Change in Rural America, Live Oak, FL

Dec 15, 2018 – Jan 26, 2019
Live Oak Public Library
Live Oak, FL

Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.