A Sticky Business: The Turpentine Industry in Florida

Feb 22, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

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Type of event: Educational Talk Barbara Clark, of the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), will give a presentation on the Turpentine Industry in Florida. This presentation touches on the basics of how turpentine was procured and produced, followed by a more detailed analysis of the Convict Leasing System. Ethnographic work from Zora Neale Hurston is heavily relied upon to help present an accurate portrayal of what "camp life" would have been like for turpentine workers in the early to mid-1900s. Cost: Free For more information, please call (941) 749-7165 or visit: www.manateevillage.org

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Manatee Village Historical Park

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

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