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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