Cyrus Parkhurst Condit wrote the novel, A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport, in 1855, which gives an accurate depiction of everyday life in Florida prior to the Civil War. It was first published in 2009 and edited by Rollins College professors Dr. Maurice O'Sullivan and Dr. Wexian Zhang.
University of Florida historian Dr. Jack Davis and author Dr. Kevin MaCarthy, who has written several books about baseball in Florida, discuss the history of baseball spring training in the state and its impact on tourism and the economy.
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.