Our official opening day is almost here!

The Seminole Historical Museum officially opens

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016, 7 p.m.

at our new address, 7464 Ridge Road.

 

We couldn’t be prouder to officially open Seminole’s Museum

where we will present many hours of

interesting, entertaining, inspiring, amusing, fascinating,

educational, challenging, informative

programs for your edification and enjoyment.

 

Our speaker is

DR. GARY MORMINO,

one of Florida’s best-known historian/authors,

will speak about the Florida Dream.

He holds a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at

Chapel Hill and is the co-founder of the Florida Studies Program

at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and the

Frank E. Duckwall Florida professor of history emeritus.

 

Although he spent his career in academia, Dr. Mormino

says he always wanted to write for “a broader audience.”

He has done so in a number of books; his best known is

“Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams:  A Social History

of Modern Florida.”

 

His writing is also familiar to readers of the Tampa Bay Times.

He is a frequent contributor to the Times and other Florida newspapers

as well as to the New Yorker and the New York Times.