Benjamin Dehart is a singer/songwriter who sings folk music about Florida. He plays guitar, Native American flutes, and is known as the "Cracker Tenor." He focuses on parts of Florida history that are less known, including the cattle industry and American Indian tribes from Florida other than the Seminole, such as the Timucua.
Cultural anthropologist Dr. Glenn Westfall and Melinda Chavez of the Ybor City Museum discuss the history of the cigar industry in the state, including Key West and Ybor City near Tampa.
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.