Florida Humanities Speakers Series 2018
March 8, April 12 & May 10 – 6:30pm
A fascinating new program series presented by the Florida Humanities Council is coming to the Lightner Museum in 2018! The Humanities Speakers Series showcases three engaging talks and performances focusing on Florida’s history, culture, and people.
The speaker series begins March 2018 and ends May 2018.
Admission to each program is $10 and is free for Lightner Museum members and Flagler College students. All programs will be hosted at Lightner Museum’s Historic Pool Area, 75 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084.
The series will touch on a wide range of topics including a historical journey to Florida colonial life, a dive into the cultural lore of our state’s lush springs, and an exploration of manatees – Florida’s beloved sea cows.
- Thursday, March 8, 6:30 p.m. – Diana Reigelsperger: “Settlers of the Spanish Frontier: Canary Islanders in Colonial Florida”
- Thursday, April 12, 6:30 p.m. – Brendan Burke: “Florida’s Fleet: A Boatbuilding and Fishing Legacy from the First Coast”
- Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m. Steve Noll: “The Spanish Legacy of Florida”
For more information on the speakers and to purchase tickets, click here.
And when you are looking for lodging for the Florida Humanities Speakers Series, you can’t go wrong staying with us at Carriage Way Inn Bed & Breakfast!
Here is one of our premium rooms!
The Amethyst Room
The spacious secluded Amethyst Room is located on the ground floor at the rear of the inn with a private courtyard entrance & bistro outdoor seating. 2 parlor chairs flank the electric fireplace. It boasts a lovely King size bed canopy bed and bathroom featuring natural travertine and granite stone with air-jet tub for two/shower combination with rainhead shower and dual body sprays. Book this room now!