Florida Frontiers Radio Program #42

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Radio Show #42
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Florida's 2013 Quincentennary

A scholar summit convened to discuss Florida's 2013 Quincentennary. Dr. Susan Parker's focus is on public outreach and education, with PSAs on network channels. Dr. James Cusick believes it is important to publish Florida's colonial primary documents online, including those in Spain, Mexico, and Great Britain.  Dr. Jose Fernandez discusses the continuous Puerto Rican presence in Florida from colonial times to the present. Dr. Gary Mormino talks about what he considers to be the most important event in Florida history―the first contact between the Timucua Indians and Spaniards.

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Corey's Pharmacy

Mrs. Corey talks about owning and running an independent drug store on Vero Beach for more than fifty years.

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Payne's Prairie

In his book, Paynes Prairies: A Great Savannah: A History and Guide, Lars Andersen discusses the geological and human history of the prairie and the Alachua sinkhole.

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Brevard Cultural Alliance

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.

Florida Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities

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.

Program Date: 

10 Dec 2009

Segment Summary: 

SEGMENTS | Florida's 2013 Quincentennary | Corey's Pharmacy | Payne's Prairie