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 we live.

History Events and presentations in our area.

Palm Coast Civil War Society - programs for year 2019.  All are welcome to these excellent history programs.
Website: https://www.palmcoastcwrt.com/

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, and
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.

Flagler 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 in Tallahassee
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.
Florida Memory digitizes materials that illuminate the state's history and culture.


Ormond Beach Historical Society  Anderson-Price Building
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

 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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