Coffee and Conversations Speaker Series
Dr. Peggy Macdonald presents "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 and even Citrus County’s own May Mann Jennings, a suffragist and conservationist who helped establish Royal Palm State Park, which formed the nucleus of Everglades National Park.
This program is free and open to the public. Please call 352-341-6428 to reserve a free space. This program is funded in part by the Citrus County Historical Society, Inc. and the Florida Humanities Council.
- FREE, but donations always appreciated
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