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Upcoming Events

Events: Meet the Team

Lecture: What's In A Name?: Toponyms of Florida and where they come from.

Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 2 - 3 pm

Names are powerful words. We call places, cities, and counties by their given names, often without a thought as to how they came to be called those names. Join Curator, Matthew Woodside, to learn about the forgotten origins of Florida place names through history, stories, and people who have called Florida home throughout the centuries.

Image: courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman

Lecture: Unveiling the Untold: Women on the Florida Frontier

Saturday, July 27, 2024 | 2 - 3 pm

Uncover the captivating yet often overlooked stories of women who shaped the Florida frontier. Delve into the resilience and resourcefulness of these pioneering women as they braved the wilderness, contributed to homesteading, agriculture, and community-building, and overcame a myriad of challenges. Join us as we gain insight into their diverse roles and how their untold tales enrich our understanding of Florida's history.

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