CANCELED: Afternoon with Florida History

Date:
3/21/2020 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Event Description

This event has been canceled. 

Join us in the Root Family Auditorium for a presentation on Florida history.

Admission: Free for members, $7.00 for future members, or with paid museum admission.

Lecture Topics:

"So, after a few climbs to the top, you thought you knew everything about the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse!"
John Mann has published over thirty articles on the history of lighthouses in various lighthouse publications. Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is both a National Historic Landmark and the last built and best designed and engineered of those towering coast sentinels. Join Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Head Docent, John Mann for a unique perspective on the history of our great lighthouse. 

Florida Ghost Towns
Join MOAS Senior Curator of Education and History, Zach Zacharias for a unique look at the many Florida ghost towns that were once flourishing communities that crisscrossed the entire state. For various reasons, many of these towns fell on economic hard times and were completely abandoned. Learn about the lost city of El Dora and St. Francis in Volusia County, among others like Yamoto, Liverpool, Newnansville, Acorn, and other towns that are now extinct in Florida. 

Location:
Museum of Arts and Sciences - Root Family Auditorium
352 S. Nova Road
Daytona Beach FL 32114
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