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War Stories — Profiles in Courage and Lesser-known Facts about Everglades’ Contributions our Country’s Armed Conflicts

May 16 | 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
(239) 252-5026

Museum Manager Thomas Lockyear will share a collection of anecdotes and stories about Everglades residents who served in the U.S. Military and how local businesses contributed vital resources to our country’s armed conflicts. The talk will also include profiles of hometown heroes like Peg and Totch Brown, who were both Bronze Star recipients in WWII, and the story of Phineas B. Meyers who was thrown in the brig for cursing at a General during the Civil War — among others.

Two blue-tone service members over an American flag