FHS Public History Forums

THE FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUBLIC HISTORY FORUM is held in a different location each May, from Pensacola to Key West, and many places in between. This conference features:

  • Panel discussions and presentations from invited professional historians, scholars in related disciplines, historic preservationists, community historians and accomplished history enthusiasts, authors, educators, and students of all ages including Florida History Day participants
  • Tours of local historic sites, museums, and archives
  • The annual FHS Awards Luncheon
  • A Banquet dinner featuring the Jillian Prescott Memorial Lecturer


The 2022 FHS Public History Forum will be held May 19-21, in Gainesville, Florida.