Polk County History Center

History Center Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

Apr 17, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The museum invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday every month. Lectures will begin at 12:15 and last 30 - 45 minutes. 

The 2017 series runs January through November.

  • January 16 - Florida's Constitutional Revision Commission
  • February 20 - The Great Florida Cattle Drive
  • March 20 - Oh, Florida! How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country
  • April 17 - Natural Resource Reclamation at Circle B Bar Reserve
  • May 15 - Pirates & Privateers
  • June 19 - Backcountry Trails of Florida: A Guide to Hiking Florida's Water Management Districts
  • July 17 - Communities of the Kathleen Area
  • August 21 - Nature's Dozen: Key Moment's in Florida's Environmental History 
  • September 18 - Propaganda and Promise: Polk County Prepares for World War I
  • October 16 - Gopher Tortoises and Indigo Snakes: Restoring the Long Leaf Pine Forest
  • November 20 - A History of the Third Seminole War

*Presenters are subject to change. Please contact the History Center at 863-534-4386 to confirm.

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Watch our video about the History Center below.