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Calendar of Events for August, 2016

  
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FLORIDA KEYS REEF LIGHTS by Eric S Martin, president of the Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation
August 15 2016 Time: Monday, 6:30 PM FREE
Islamorada Community Church, MM 83
Eric S. Martin of the Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation will give a presentation which will include a brief history of the building of the six Florida Keys Reef lights, the differences of the individual lights, reason for locations of each and much more. He will also briefly mention Key West, Ft. Jefferson, Cape Florida and Light Ships that were used at one time to mark the reef. His presentation will include the history of the Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation and their plans for the future. Eric has a B.A. in History from the University of Central Florida. He has been a member/volunteer with the Florida Lighthouse Association and the Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation since 2002, board member and President since 2008, was on the Cape St. George Lighthouse Board of Directors. Eric is currently driving the Trolley on International Drive in Orlando. Lecture is free and open to the public For additional information contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours
August 20 2016 Time: Saturday 10:00 AM
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Hwy, Islamorada
The Matecumbe Historical Trust will give “29 Points of Interest” historical Trolley Tours on the islands of Islamorada starting at 10 am. The tours will take approximately one hour. Reservations are recommended due to demand. Tickets may be purchased on site. Adults are $15.00 a person, children six and under are free. A staffed tent by MHT volunteers will be at the Islamorada Moose Lodge to provide information, ticket purchase for the tours, books, t-shirts, historic photographs and memorabilia for sale. Join us for a colorful and much acclaimed historical tour featuring 29 Points of Interest on the Islands of Islamorada. Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. For more information contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

 
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