An Afternoon with Florida History

6/17/2023 at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Event Description

The French Connection with Zach Zacharias, Senior Curator of History

The French had a long connection to Florida dating back to 1563 with their colony of Fort Caroline. Campbell Town, Napoleon’s nephew, French aid during the American Revolutionary War, pirates, John James Audubon, merci trains, and more are discussed in this presentation about the French influence in Florida over the last 500 years. Join Senior Curator of History, Zach Zacharias for this little-known history of Florida.

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.