An Afternoon with Florida History: Truly Off the Beaten Path in Northeast Florida

5/20/2023 at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Event Description

Join Senior Curator of Education and History, Zach Zacharias, in the Root Family Auditorium for an entertaining talk that features many of the famously peculiar people found in its Florida's history and their crazy ideas and plots to make a fortune! Learn about Napoleon Bonaparte’s nephew Prince Achille Murat as he made Florida his permanent home after he was exiled from France; crazy cracker cowboy Bone Mizell; soldier of fortune William Augustus Bowles; Denys Rolle of Rolles Town and many more!

Free for members or with paid museum admission.



Museum of Arts & Sciences - Root Family Auditorium
352 S. Nova Road
Daytona Beach FL 32114
2023 Exhibit Sponsors
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.