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Calendar of Events for January, 2019

  
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"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours
January 05 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway
The Matecumbe Historical Trust will start the 2019 “29 Points of Interest” Historical Trolley Tours on the islands of Islamorada. A monitor is located at the front of the trolley showing photos of the past as you see them as they are today. 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
January 12 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am
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. 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.

“THE HISTORY OF THE SEMINOLE WARS AND SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH 19TH CENTURY MAPS
January 21 2019 Time: Monday 6:30 pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Island Community Church, mm 83
Dr. John Nordt's audio/visual presentation will be on the history of South Florida in the 19th century as told with varies maps of Florida. It will include a discussion of hydrology and the Everglades. The study of where the body of water comes from, the changes and what a unique ecology we have here in South Florida. His lecture begins with understanding how maps have influence our childhood and adulthood. He spent weekends in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s in Islamorada. His parents owned a Red Cross house in Islamorada. Maps line his office and home and books line his shelves. Dr. Nordt is a board certified specialist in orthopedic surgery. He was a full time Instructor at the University of Miami and worked with the Miami Dolphins. He is an historian, active in the Historical Museum of Miami and the Map Fair. His practice includes the Keys, one day a month and he flies his own plane to Marathon to care for his patients there. He has an office in Coral Gables on Le Jeune Road. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours.
January 26 2019 Time: Saturday 10:00 am
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. 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.

 
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