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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events for February, 2019

  
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"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours
February 02 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. 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.

“The Sherlock Holmes of Fort Taylor by Edward England.
February 04 2019 Time: Monday 6:30 pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Island Community Church, mm 83
The presentation is free, open to the public and will begin at 6:30 pm on Monday, February 4th at Island Community Church, 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL. Our free program will be on the first Monday of February instead of our previously schedule third Monday. Edward England has been involved with Fort Taylor in Key West for over 50 years. He began work with his father, Howard England, in December 1968. He volunteered with his father who worked 16½ years to bring Fort Taylor from the Navy’s junk yard in 1968 to become one the outstanding parks of the Florida Park Service’s 175 parks. Edward has dedicated the years since his father passed away in 1999 to preserving not only his Dad’s legacy but also preserving the history of one of the few coastal forts in the South to remain in Union hands during the Civil War. For more information contact Barbara at 305-393-0940.

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

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

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

'TASTE OF HISTORY' DINING EVENT
February 25 2019 Time: Monday, 6:00 pm
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway
Guests are invited to taste and learn about Florida Keys dining delights of yesteryear. The Matecumbe Historical Trust is hosting a “Historical Dinner” with Lobster Bisque, Conch Fritters, Shrimp Cocktail salad, fresh catch of the day and Key Lime dessert created from traditional Florida Keys recipes. Dishes will celebrate the early residences’ ingenuity and creativity in utilizing the foods available to them before and after Henry Flagler’s railway enabled the transporting of products which made life - in the kitchen and out - a little easier. With each course, guests will learn about the history of the main ingredient in each dish, making culinary history part of the enjoyable evening out. Join us for this delicious historical journey of keys life. $50.00 per person, includes tax and gratuity, cash bar. The dining venue is the Islamorada Moose Lodge at 81573 Old Highway. Reservations, with limited space, can be made by calling Barbara of the Matecumbe Historical Trust at 305-393-0940.

 
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