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90th Anniversary of the Opening of the Tamiami Trail Celebration
April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us at Museum of the Everglades as we celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Tamiami Trail’s opening!
10:00 am – Walking Tour of Historic Sites
11:00 am – Opening Ceremonies Featuring Barron G. Collier’s original speech read by Barron Collier III, followed by a parade
12:00 pm – The Naples Dixieland Jazz Band
1:00 pm – Marco Island Historical Re-Enactors
2:00 pm – Guest Speaker Jonathan Ullman
3:00 pm – Old-Timer Stories; afternoon tea at Rod & Gun Club (reservations requested; RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org)
For more info, call (239) 695-0008
Sponsored by Friends of the Museum of the Everglades
ABOUT THE GUEST SPEAKER
Jonathan Ullman, a journalist and a passionate voice for Everglades restoration, will be the guest speaker at the 90th Anniversary of the Opening of the Tamiami Trail Celebration in Everglades City on Saturday, April 28. Jon is highly-knowledgeable about climate impacts to South Florida and the Everglades, joining the Sierra Club staff in 1998. His presentation is titled “Trailblazers: the Perilous Story of the Tamiami Trail.”