Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 Years of Florida Maps

Presented by:
Rodney Kite-Powell
In-person Presentation Needs:
Projector, Screen, Laptop
Presentation Length:
30 Minutes

Program Details

From the earliest depiction of Florida on the 1511 Martyr Map to a 21st century view of Florida from space, this presentation shows the dramatic changes that have occurred in Sunshine State over the past 500 years through historic maps.

About Rodney

Rodney Kite-Powell is the Director of the Touchton Map Library at the Tampa Bay History Center. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida and a Master of Arts from the University of South Florida, both in U.S. history. He wrote and lectured on state and local history and is the author of three books: History of Davis Islands: David P. Davis, and the Story of a Landmark Tampa Neighborhood and Tampa Bay’s Waterfront: Its History and Development.

Contact Information and Details:

  • Phone: 813-361-2534
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