Historians Dr. Rose Beiler, Dr. Connie Lester, Dr. Spencer Downing, Dr. Amy Foster, Dr. Robert Cassanello, and Dr. Patrick Moore explain the University of Central Florida's RICHES (Regional Initiative for Collecting the History, Experiences, and Stories of Central Florida) project, which will attempt to digitize the history of Central Florida.
University of West Florida archaeologist Dr. Margo Stringfield and Sharyn Thompson of the Center for Historic Cemeteries Preservation talk about St. Michael's Cemetery in Pensacola, which may date to the Second Spanish Period in the 1700s.
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.