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Calendar of Events for March, 2019

  
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"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the islands of Islamorada
March 02 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am - first tour
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway
A monitor is located at the front of the trolley showing photos of the past as you see them as they are today. Over ninety photos of the past are shown. The first tour begins at 10:00 and takes approximately one hour. Reservations are recommended to guarantee seating. Adults are $15.00 a person, children six and under are free. Tickets may be purchased on site. A staffed tent by MHT volunteers will provide information, books, t-shirts, historic photographs and memorabilia for sale. Join us for a colorful and much acclaimed historical tour. Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. For more information or reservations contact Barbara at 305-393-0940.

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the islands of Islamorada
March 09 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am - first tour
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the islands of Islamorada
March 16 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am - first tour
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway

“From Luxury to Utility”. 100 years of Matheson family boats on Biscayne Bay and the Florida Keys.
March 18 2019 Time: Monday 6:30 pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Island Community Church, mm 83
Our guest speaker is Bruce Matheson. His presentation covers family boats from 1899 to recent times. Sail, steam, gasoline and diesel power vessels that cruised from the Caribbean Sea to Canada. William J. Matheson, a wealthy dye manufacturer, came to Coconut Grove in 1904. Bruce Matheson is a fourth generation member of an early Coconut Grove family. He grew up sailing and cruising on Biscayne Bay. His family owned Lignum Vitae and built the coral rock house on the island in 1919. The Matheson’s also owned property on Upper Matecumbe and Lower Matecumbe. His family purchased 1700 acres of Biscayne Key and planted 2/3 of this island in fruit and then in coconuts in 1915 making it the largest coconut plantation in the United States. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information call 305-393-0940.

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the islands of Islamorada
March 23 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am - first tour
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the islands of Islamorada
March 30 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am - first tour
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway

 
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