2020-2021 Virtual Lecture Series

What:  We are bringing our lectures to you!  Join us for a live lecture on Zoom from our lineup of distinguished authors and other speakers.

Cost: This is a free Lecture Series for the community, with a suggested donation of $10. 

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Questions? Call 561.832.4164 ext. 100

September 17 | 2:00 pm
Ken Breslauer: 
Florida Roadside Attractions History: The Complete Guide to Florida Tourist Attractions Before Disney

October 8 | 2:00 pm
Mark Lane, author of Roaring Reptiles, Bountiful Citrus, and Neon Pies: An Unofficial Guide to Florida’s Official Symbols 

October 22 | 2:00 pm
Sharon Koskoff, author of Murals of the Palm Beaches

November 5 | 2:00 pm
Christian Davenport, Historic Preservation Officer and Archaeologist, lecturing on “ The Native American History of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee Basin”

November 19 | 2:00 pm
John T. Foster Jr., author of At the Dawn of Tourism in Florida: Abolitionists, Print Media, and Images for Early Vacationers

December 3 | 2:00 pm
Doris Weatherford, author of Victory for the Vote: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage and the Century that Followed (2020), Women in the Literary Landscape (2017), and They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History (2015)

January 7 | 2:00 pm
Tom Warnke: 100 Years of Surfing
 

January 21 | 2:00 pm
Robert L. Lewis, author of A Journey Through the Eyes of An Original Highwayman, Artist R.L. Lewis (2015). Live painting demonstration.
 

February 4 | 2:00 pm
Arlo Haskell, author of The Jews of Key West: Smugglers, Cigar Makers, and Revolutionaries (1823-1969) 

February 18 | 2:00 pm
Ashley Robertson Preston, Ph.D., author of Mary McLeod Bethune in Florida: Bringing Social Justice to the Sunshine State (2015)

March 4 | 2:00 pm
Leslie K. Poole, author of Saving Florida: Women’s Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century (2016)

March 11 | 2:00 pm
To be announced
 

March 18 | 2:00 pm
Dr. Tracy Revels, author of Grander in Her Daughters: Florida’s Women During the Civil War (2004)

April 8 | 2:00 pm
Bob Carr, Executive Director of The Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, Inc., speaking on “Archeological Sites of Lake Worth”
 

April 22 | 2:00 pm
Lee Pollock, speaking on “Winston Churchill in Cuba and Florida: From Rebellion to Cold War”

May 6 | 2:00 pm
Drew Fulton, speaking on “Filming Florida: Florida’s Landscape, Wildlife, and Natural History”

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