Florida’s Female Pioneers

CANCELLED – We Hope to Reschedule

Join the HHPS as we welcome historian and author Peggy Macdonald as she examines some of the women who have shaped Florida.

Florida’s Female Pioneers: Examining some of the women who have shaped Florida, including Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a physician who ran the first racially integrated free school in Florida; Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous for writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin who kick-started Florida’s tourism industry with her 1873 book, Palmetto Leaves; and May Mann Jennings, a suffragist and conservationist who helped establish Royal Palm State Park, which formed the nucleus of Everglades National Park.

Thursday, April 2, 2020
6:30 pm
Brooksville Woman's Club
131 S. Main Street
Brooksville, FL

Free and open to the public.

Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.