Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Florida’s Transportation History

Presented by:
Steve Noll
In-person Presentation Needs:
Computer and Projector
Presentation Length:
50 Minutes

Program Details

Until the nineteenth century, steamboats provided the major means of transportation in the state and its connection to the wider world. This presentation cover the decades of development and infrastructure of Florida’s transportation industry and intersections with contemporary issues of the state.

This program is part of the Florida Center for the Book.
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About Steve

Steve Noll is a master lecturer in the University of Florida’s history department, where received his PhD in 1991. Dr. Noll taught special education in public schools for twenty-eight years before moving to UF in 2004. He has written on general Florida history as well as more specialized subjects ranging from Florida environmental policy, the Cross Florida Barge Canal, and the 1970s disability rights movement. In 2013, the Princeton Review named him one of the 300 best professors in the United States.

Contact Information and Details:

  • Phone: 352-273-3380
UPF and Center for the Book

This speaker is a published author with the University Press of Florida. Please visit the UPF website to find out how to buy their latest book and other great titles about Florida’s rich history and heritage. Florida Humanities members enjoy a discount on all UPF purchases. Click here to become a member today!

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