CFK VIP Series- "Florida’s Female Pioneers”

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Show Time 7pm

Historian, author, and educator, Dr. Peggy Macdonald, will examine some of the women who have shaped the Sunshine State, including: Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a physician who ran the first racially integrated free school in Florida; Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous for writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin who kick-started Florida’s tourism industry with her 1873 book, Palmetto Leaves; and May Mann Jennings, a suffragist and conservationist who helped establish Royal Palm State Park, which formed the nucleus of Everglades National Park. Tickets are $5 at the door and free for students.