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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events for September, 2016

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September 05 2016 Time: Monday, 9 am
Florida Keys Memorial known locally as the Islamorada Hurricane Monument
Please join the Matecumbe Historical Trust for their annual Labor Day service on Monday, September 5th at 9:00 a.m. to honor those who lost their lives in the Hurricane of September 2, 1935. The service will be held at the Islamorada Hurricane Monument located at mile marker 81.8. We will have a short service, invocation, guest speakers, presentation of colors, history of the 1935 Hurricane, placing of the memorial wreath and benediction. Over 500 men, women and children perished in one day. Each year we pay tribute to those who lost their lives. For more information please contact Barbara at 305-393-0940

September 19 2016 Time: Monday, 6:30 PM FREE
Islamorada Community Church, MM 83
The Matecumbe Historical Trust will host a free audio-visual presentation on Monday, September 19th at 6:30 PM in Island Community Church, Islamorada MM 83 The presentation will be on The Keys Worst Hurricanes from the late historian Irving R Eyster collection. An audio-visual presentation from Irving Eyster’s collection will be shown on several of our local Hurricanes starting with the 1733 Spanish Treasure Fleet and leading up to the 1935 Hurricane and Hurricane Donna in 1960. These were some of the most destructive hurricanes in Florida Keys history with the 1935 Hurricane being the strongest storm ever recorded. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information call Barbara at 305-393-0940

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