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: Free for HSPBC members | $5 for non-members 
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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)

Distinguished Lecture Series

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What:  Primarily authors speak on historical books or events aligned with our mission, sharing the history of Palm Beach County, Florida, and the Caribbean. A light reception follows, with a book signing when appropriate. Authors’ books are available for sale in the Museum Store. The Museum is kept open to visit before the lecture and during the reception.

When:  Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where: Historic Courtroom, 3rd floor, 1916 County Court House, 300 N. Dixie Highway, downtown West Palm Beach. Free parking is available on lecture nights starting at 6:00 pm in the lot accessible from 4th Street that is across from the fire station.

Cost: Free for HSPBC members | $20 for non-members

Reservations: 561.832.4164 ext. 100

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Third Thursday @ 3 Lecture Series  

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What:  For those who prefer daytime activities, this monthly adult lecture series is designed to encourage members and visitors to explore local history.  The HSPBC is proud to partner with local restaurants to offer a discount on dining after each Third Thursday lecture. Vouchers are available at the lecture.
Lynora’s WPB | 207 Clematis St | 15% off entire menu | no time restriction
Rocco’s Taco’s | 224 Clematis St |  10% off entire menu | Valid immediately following the lecture
Banko Cantina | 114 S Olive Ave  |  50% off entire menu | must be seated by 6 pm
Pizza Girls | 114 S Clematis St |  15% off entire menu | no time restriction

When:  Thursday 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: Historic Courtroom, 3rd floor, 1916 County Court House, 300 N. Dixie Highway, downtown West Palm Beach.

Cost: Free for HSPBC members | $10 non-members

Reservations: 561.832.4164 ext. 100

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