Florida in the Civil War

Jan 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

1404 Manatee Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 741-4075

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The third talk in this Florida Humanities Speaker Series, “Florida in the Civil War? Believe it!” by Eliot Kleinberg will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2:00pm. Eliot Kleinberg has served as a reporter for the Palm Beach Post for 30 years, including writing a weekly local history column. He has written nine books on Florida and is currently completing his 10th novel, Peace River, a work of historical fiction set at the end of the Civil War. Though not often associated with the Civil War, Florida was actually the third state to secede and played a more strategic role in the war than most think. Kleinberg’s talk will discuss Florida’s blockades, critical battles, and cavalries and battalions. This talk is FREE and open to the public.Open to the public. Ages 13 & up recommended.

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Manatee Village Historical Park

1404 Manatee Ave. E.
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 741-4075

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