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Encore Third Thursday Lectures • Dredges, Dynamite, & Determination: the Building of the Tamiami Trail

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Due to popular demand and social distancing restrictions, we’ve added a second presentation of the April “Third Thursday” lecture.

This presentation explores the rare combination of technology and tenacity that ultimately yielded the miracle of modern engineering known as the Tamiami Trail. An analysis of the machinery and materials employed as well as rarely-seen photos and firsthand accounts of the work will leave no doubt as to why the massive project was—at the time—compared to the building of the Panama Canal.

Seating is limited at the museum due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. Guests should arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the beginning of the program or their seats may be given to others waiting on stand-by. Please use the RSVP link below to reserve your seat at the museum.


April 28
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Museum of the Everglades
105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
(239) 252-5026