Submitted by Josh Whitfield
February 20, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Brown Bag Lunch Program
“Turpentine in Nassau: The Resin-nating Facts” by John Hendricks
Wednesday March 6 @ Noon
The Amelia Island Museum of History invites you to our next Brown Bag Lunch program on Wednesday, March 6 at noon. Our next speaker is John Hendricks from the West Nassau Historical Society. He will be giving a presentation called “Turpentine in Nassau: The Resin-nating Facts,” which will look at one of Nassau County’s most important historical industries. Hendricks will also bring in real artifacts used for the production of Turpentine.
This program is free and open to the public and is wheelchair accessible. Seating is first-come/first-served. For more information contact Joshua at 904-261-7378 ext 102, or [email protected]. Amelia Island Museum of History 233 S. 3rd St.
Third on Third Lecture Program
“The Black Diaspora Experience in Florida” by Dr. Anthony Dixon
Friday, March 15 @ 6 pm
The Amelia Island Museum of History invites you to our next 3rd on 3rd Street Lecture on Friday, March 16 at 6 pm. Our next speaker is Dr. Anthony Dixon, who will be discussing the experiences of enslaved Africans and their descendants in Florida. Florida has an important relationship with African descendants unlike any other state. This relationship has had a direct impact on the growth of Florida. Throughout each period of Florida history there is a significant presence of the African diaspora. Professor Dixon discusses this relationship by utilizing both broad and specific topics from 1513 – to the present.
This program is sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the Florida Department State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Attendance is free to museum members with a suggested donation of $5 for non-members. Seating is first-come/first-served and is wheelchair accessible. For more information contact Joshua at 904-261-7378 ext 102, or [email protected]. Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach, FL.