We live in an area rich in history
What is designated as Flagler County today is one of the oldest settled
areas in the United States. Much work has been accomplished by local
historians, groups, and writers to document the rich background of where
History Events and presentations in our area.
Coast Civil War Society - programs for year 2019. All are
welcome to these excellent history programs.
Florida Agriculture Museum
Farm N Flea event from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Thursday
This is the first of many "greatly expanded" events for Flagler
County. Fresh Produce, historical re-enactors,
music, historians, food, demonstrations and just about every Flagler
organization you can think of appearing to bring our rich history, farm heritage,
Flagler area farmers all together in one repeating event. Ample no
charge parking Supported
by Flagler County Historical Societies. Meet new friends and
interesting people in this morning event.
Museum of Arts & Sciences
4th Annual Florida History Con
1/19/2019 at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Museum of Arts and Sciences
352 S Nova Rd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Andrew Jackson in
Florida - Florida Humanities Saturday January 26
sponsored by Ormond Beach Historical Society.
County Historical Society Annual Meeting Friday February 1, 2019
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Flagler County Library 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy
Dr. Josh Goodman, Archives Historian at the State Archives of Florida
will speak about the Florida Memory Program. Florida Memory is a digital
outreach program providing free online access to select archival
resources from collections housed in the State Library and Archives of
Florida Memory digitizes materials that illuminate the state's history
Ormond Beach Historical Society Anderson-Price
42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach
Time: 9:30 a.m. Refreshments; 10-11 a.m. program
Feb. 23, 2019 - The African Diaspora Experience in
Florida has a relationship with African
descendants unlike any other state. Throughout each period of Florida
history there is a significant presence of the African Diaspora. Dr.
Anthony Dixon, BCU, discusses this relationship by utilizing both broad
and specific topics from 1513 to the present.
March 30, 2019 - Making Chief Osceola: The
Abolitionists and the Rise of an American Myth
Dr. Andrew Frank, FSU, explores how Osceola became
a national phenomenon after his death. We learn how he is remembered and
misremembered. Special attention is paid to the role of anti-war and
abolitionist activists in promoting and fabricating a series of enduring
myths about him.
April 27, 2019 - U-Boats So Close to Home: An
American Family’s World War II Story of Survival
Michael J. Tougias, NY Times best selling author,
offers a dramatic presentation based on his co-authored book So Close to
Home. He will use slides of the attack by the first U-boat to enter the
Gulf of Mexico, the survivors, and the rescue to make this “an
edge-of-your seat” multi-media program.
May 25, 2019 - Privateers of the Americas
In 1817, a group of pirates and privateers invaded Amelia Island, then a
Spanish colony, to strike a blow for the Spanish American Revolutions.
Dr. David Head, UCF, tells the stories of these revolutionary rogues,
how they planned to free Florida from Spanish rule, and how the United
State chased them away.
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