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"FLORIDA KEYS WORST HURRICANES" from the Irving R. Eyster Collection
August 19 2019 Time: Monday 6:30 pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Island Community Church, 83250 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada
The Matecumbe Historical Trust next free presentation will be on “The Keys Worst Hurricanes” The presentation is from the Irving R Eyster collection. An audio-visual presentation will be shown on several of our local Hurricanes starting with the 1733 Spanish Treasure Fleet, leading up to the 1935 Hurricane, Hurricane Donna in 1960 and Hurricane Irma in 2017. These were some of the most destructive hurricanes in Florida Keys history with the 1935 Hurricane being the strongest storm of the century. The Presentation is free and open to the public On Monday, September 2nd the Matecumbe Historical Trust will hold their annual Labor Day Hurricane Service in memory of those who perished in the Hurricane of September 2nd, 1935. The service starts at 9:00 am at the Islamorada Hurricane Monument. For more information contact Barbara at 305-393-0940

 
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