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
Brooksville Woman's Club
131 S. Main Street
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.