Author Sandra Thurlow discusses her book, Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge: Home of History. The United States government buiit ten houses of refuge to provide food and shelter for shipwreck survivors, but only the Gilbert Bar House of Refuge still stands in Martin County.
Brevard Cultural Alliance's mission is to build and sustain a dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, FHC grants primarily respond to the needs of local communities, but they often address topics of statewide interest. FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways.
This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.