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Visual Narrative of History and Heritage: Cuba and the War for Independence

January 31; 3:30-5pm. CORE Wealth Advisors, Inc. presents Visual Narratives of History and Heritage: A Speaker Series on Florida. Part 1 – Cuba and the War for Independence. Join Platform Art for talks, discussion, and a light tasting menu. Address with registration. $45 (in person limited avail.) A Speaker Series on…

Frostproof Downtown Tour: Featuring the Architecture of M. Leo Elliot

The Frostproof Heritage Trail: Downtown Tour is sponsored by the Frostproof Historical Society, Inc. The walking tour is approximately 1.5 miles and features 51 buildings. Six buildings were designed by well-known Tampa architect M. Leo Elliot. Guided tours are available by appointment. Contact Bea Reifeis at (863) 635-2523 for information.…

Polk County History & Heritage Trail

A map of the Heritage Trail and the Citrus Label Tour is available from the Polk County History Center to enhance the driving experience at www.polk-county.net/history-center/history-and-heritage-trail A great place to begin your journey along the History and Heritage Trail is in the Polk County History Center. Located in the Old…

The Generators: One Name Studies

Virtual Meeting on Mon, Dec 7, 2020 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM The Generators is an ad hoc hands-on workshop that focuses on Family Genealogy. This is monthly meeting is centered about a topic of genealogical interest and a chance to connect with others to learn more about genealogy. *Some…

Digital Resources for History & Genealogy

Digital Resources for History & Genealogy – Virtual Meeting [GoToMeeting | Wed, Nov 18 @ 6 pm] A guided exploration of free digital resources to help your history or genealogical research.  Sites include:  National and State level digital collections, and a variety of newspaper resources. *Registration is required and will open on Wed,…

Chairside Chats with historians, Dr. Denham and Dr. Brown

Chairside Chats: History’s Local Bounty Revealed [Live Stream lThu, Nov 12 @ 6 pm] Florida Southern College’s Center for Florida History and the Lakeland History Room at the Lakeland Public Library proudly present a live conversation between Polk County’s esteemed historians, Drs. James M. “Mike” Denham and Canter Brown, Jr. Watch live…

Voices and Votes: Democracy in America

A Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition on display at the History Center from October 23 through December 9, 2020. When American revolutionaries waged a war for independence they took a leap of faith that sent ripple effects across generations. They embraced a radical idea of establishing a government that entrusted the…