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.

Thursday Feb 29 from 2 - 4 Model T's are coming!

Palm Coast Historical Society & Museum
We are excited to partner with the Florida Humanities Council to offer the following free lectures.
March 9, 2019 - Patrick Smith: Patrick Smith's Florida is a Land Remembered
April 13, 2019 - Peggy MacDonald: Florida Woman Pioneers May 11, 2019 - Janie Gould: Global Events That Touched Florida: Great Depression through the Cold War
All lectures are free and located in the Community Center. They start at 10:00 am - light refreshments included.
305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, FL 32137

Florida Agricultural Museum
April 6 and 7 - PELLICER CREEK RAID - open to Public 10 am both days.
Civil War Battle 2 pm Saturday & Sunday
Ladies' Tea 12 pm Saturday
The Milton Ball 7 pm Saturday
Church Service 10 am Sunday


Flagler Chapter Sons of the American Revolution - Friday, 22 March 2019, at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Palm Coast. A discussion and presentation of clothing of the 18th Century will be led by Compatriot Rich Haven and his wife Evelyn, owners of "Just Two Tailors."  This meeting is a great opportunity for YOU AND YOUR SPOUSE to see and hear about the clothing worn by our PATRIOT ANCESTORS

Ormond Beach Historical Society  Anderson-Price Building
42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach
Time: 9:30 a.m. Refreshments; 10-11 a.m. program

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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