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Calendar of Events for January, 2015

  
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Morada Way Third Thursday Walkabout
January 15 2015 Time: 6:00 pm
81549 Old Highway, Islamorada, Fl.
The Matecumbe Historical Trust will join Morada Way Arts and Cultural District Third Thursday Walkabout located at 81549 Old Highway in Islamorada. The trust will have a booth handing out brochures and selling Commemorative T-Shirts, historic photos, books, and other memorabilia. For more information call Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

FISHING LEGENDS OF THE PAST
January 19 2015 Time: Monday 6:30 pm
Island Community Church, mm 83
The Matecumbe Historical Trust will host this month’s lecture with guest speaker Pastor Tony Hammon on Monday, January 19th at 6:30 pm at Island Community Church, mm 83. Mr. Hammon will share stories of many of the fishing legends of the past. Pastor Tony Hammon has many familiar names etched into his memory. Names such as Cecil Green, Joe Poore, Earl Gentry, Rolie Hollenbeck, Jack Brothers, Clarence Lowe, Cecil Keith, Jimmy Albright and many more remind him of a time that has past. As a boy growing up in the 1960’s in Islamorada these were the legends of fishing. Tony will recall these men, their stories, and growing up in the “Fishing Capital of the World.” Tony has lived in the Keys since 1960, is a graduate of Coral Shores High School, and continued his education earning several degrees at Florida Keys Community College, University of Miami, and Tennessee Temple University. He was a teacher at Coral Shores, principal of Island Christian School, where he also is a baseball coach and is the present Pastor at Island Community Church. He is also the author of Bone of my Bone. Admission is Free & Open to the Public. For more information please call Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

 
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