At the History Center This Fall

This fall come by and learn a little more about your local history.  All sessions are free to the public. The following programs are being offered:

 Tuesday. September 19, 1:00 p.m.

East Florida During the American Revolution—the 14th Colony”.  Learn more about Florida’s role in the Revolutionary era and the reasons the 14th colony sided with the British. 

Tuesday, October 10, 1:00 p.m.

“Pioneer Stories—Perry and Marian McAdow”  This  new series will be focused on the pioneers who helped settle and develop Punta Gorda.  Perry and Marian settled here in the 1890s and significantly impacted the development of the town. 

 Wednesday, October 18, 1 p.m.

Oxcarts to Airplanes”—a Time-Line Journey covering the significant milestones in Punta Gorda history.  Discover how the early settlers and new explorers got here. 

 Tuesday, October 24 1 p.m.

The Story of the Tamiami Trail and the Bridge to Punta Gorda”  Learn about the trailblazers and what it took to build a road to Punta Gorda and beyond. 

 Tuesday, November 7, 1 p. m

 “Pioneer Stories—The Babcocks of Babcock Ranch”

 All sessions are free and are followed by Q&A and discussion.  Great for newcomers and those who want to know a little more about where they live.