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Posts tagged as “History”

An Evening with Doris Weatherford

Doris Weatherford has been a name in women’s history for decades and first started publishing books over thirty years ago. Join us for a discussion on her book, Women in the Literary Landscape, just in time for Women’s History Month.

19th Amendment Centennial Celebration

Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment at the Polk County History Center on January 9 & 10 at 6pm and January 11 at 2pm. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has its 100th anniversary in 2020. This landmark amendment guaranteed a woman’s right to vote. In collaboration…

Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

On the first Saturday of each month from November through April, join Polk County History Center for a tour of Oak Hill Cemetery in Bartow. Learn about the pioneer families and war veterans interred at the cemetery.  The cemetery ground is uneven and visitors are advised to wear appropriate footwear.…

History Book Club

4th Wednesday of each month, except December, at Noon (12 pm). Dedicated to non-fiction, you’ll discover the truth can be much stranger than fiction. Read the book and come ready to discuss the best non-fiction books. The books are available to check out free of charge at the Museum while…