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90th Anniversary of the Opening of the Tamiami Trail Celebration

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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 fme_98@hotmail.com)

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.”

Details

Date:
April 28, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Museum of the Everglades
105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
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Phone:
(239) 252-5026