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Buffalo Soldiers & Friends of Freedom Monument

August 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Form-up of the Buffalo Soldier Sculpture

Visual Narratives of History and Heritage: A Speaker Series on Florida and the Spanish-American War
Sunday, August 15, 3:30pm to 5:00pm, Springhill Suites by Marriott, 511 W. Lime St., Lakeland

On Sunday, August 15, join Platform Art at SpringHill Suites by Marriott for a reception and program on the
Buffalo Soldiers & Friends of Freedom public art sculpture, a Florida Humanities supported program.

Subject

Experts share the history of the Spanish-American War and the Buffalo Soldiers who were stationed in
Lakeland during 1898 for the military campaign to gain Cuba’s independence from Spain.

Speakers

Lt. Col., Terry Coney, USAF (Ret), NAACP
Desmond Bertrand-Pitts, Af. Am. Military History & Buffalo Soldier Museum
Richard Wilder USA (Ret), Buffalo Soldiers Florida, Inc. & Living History Association
Becky Ault & Mike Cunningham, Art Research Enterprises, Inc.

Stay tuned for details.

Details

Date:
August 15
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://platformart.org/upcoming-events/

Organizer

Platform Art
Phone:
863-838-2262
Email:
cynthia@platformart.org
Website:
www.platformart.org

Venue

Springhill Suites by Marriot
511 W Lime St
Lakeland, FL 33815 United States
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Phone:
(863) 413-1700
Website:
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tpasl-springhill-suites-lakeland/