Nat Reed, environmental director in the administration of Florida Governor Claude Kirk, recalls the fight over the planned jetport in Big Cypress Swamp and its establishment as a federally protected preserve.
Dr. Chris Lamb explains in his book, Blackout: The Untold Story of Jackie Robinson's First Spring Training, that Jackie Robinson first broke the color barrier in professional sports during his spring training with the Montreal Royals in Daytona Beach.
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.