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Florida’s Female Pioneers with Peggy MacDonald

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Historian and author, Peggy MacDonald will present Florida’s Female Pioneers, examining some of the women who have shaped Florida, including Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a physician who ran the first racially integrated free school in Florida; Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous for writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin and also Palmetto Leaves; and May Mann Jennings, a suffragist and conservationist who helped establish Royal Palm State Park, which formed the nucleus of Everglades National Park. *Registration opens January 2nd at whplprograms.eventbrite.com

Details

Date:
January 30
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://whplprograms.eventbrite.com

Organizer

Winter Haven Public Library
Phone:
863-291-5880
Website:
http://whpl.mywinterhaven.com/

Venue

Winter Haven Public Library
325 Avenue A NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881 United States
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Phone:
(863) 291-5880
Website:
http://whpl.mywinterhaven.com/

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494