“History in the Making”

Presented by: Loralea Carrera and Jerry Wilkinson

Islamorada – The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center Presents… “History in the Making,” showcasing Loralea Carrera’s Then & Now Favorites, then featuring the Jerry Wilkinson documentary, “Adventures in History,” followed by Q&A by both Loralea and Jerry, and a book signing for the historic Keys Lighthouse Book. This Second in the Summer Lecture Series will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 6:00pm-7:30pm, presented by both Loralea Carrera and Jerry Wilkinson, President Upper Keys Historical Preservation Society.

Attend in person or participate virtually!

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for networking and cash bar, lecture begins at 6 p.m. The lecture is at the Keys History & Discovery Center and Islander Resort Conference Center, MM 82. Lectures are free for members and $10 for non-members. Secure your seat with an advance registration at 305-922-2237 or https://buytickets.at/floridakeyshistorydiscoverycenter/712399.

About Keys History & Discovery Center:

The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center is a world-class museum that preserves and shares the incredible history of our Upper Keys community and explores the unique ecology of the region. In addition to permanent exhibits on subjects such as Henry Flagler’s Over-Sea Railway, Legends of the Line, and First People, the Discovery Center offers a lecture series, educating the public through presentations from a variety of expert speakers. The museum’s second floor features a state-of-the-art theater showing documentaries on topics like the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane and Indian Key, as well as traveling exhibits, and the Jerry Wilkinson Research Library. The center, on the property of the Islander Resort, is open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 am-5 pm.

About Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation:

Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation formed in 2013 to develop and operate Keys History & Discovery Center. The not-for-profit organization’s board of directors is comprised of community-minded volunteers with a passion for the mission of preserving and sharing the unique history and environment of the Florida Keys, particularly that of the Upper Keys. More information can be found at www.keysdiscovery.com or by calling 305-922-2237.

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