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Calendar of Events for June, 2016

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"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" historical Trolley Tour on the islands of Islamorada
June 11 2016 Time: Saturday 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Hwy
Tours begin at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway starting at 10:00 am and 11:30. 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. 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. 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. For more information contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

Long Key Fishing Club audio-visual presentation from the Irving R. Eyster Collection
June 20 2016 Time: Monday, 6:30 PM FREE
Islamorada Community Church, MM 83
The Matecumbe Historical Trust will host this month’s audio-visual on Monday, June 20th, at Island Community Church, MM 83 at 6:30 P.M. The Matecumbe Historical Trust will show the presentation from the Irving R Eyster collection. Mr. Eyster was our historian for over 60 years and an archaeologist. The presentation of the Long Key Fishing Club will include several of the many celebrities who enjoyed fishing there such as Zane Grey, Hubert Hoover, Ted Williams, Roosevelt and Del Layton. The slide show will include the building of the railway, damage from 1935 Hurricane, the WPA camp in Lower Matecumbe, the building of the highway and Craig Key. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information please contact Barbara Edgar at 393-0940.

June 28 2016 Time: Tuesday 6:00 pm
Cheeca Lodge & Spa
Established in 1946, Cheeca Lodge & Spa has been welcoming guests and inspiring legends for 70 years. As part of Cheeca's anniversary celebration, you are invite to join Cheeca and The Matecumbe Historical Trust as we look at the colorful history of Islamorada. During the brief presentation, you will also learn about the history of the ingredients used in this five-course dining event. $65.00 (plus tax and gratuity) Niven Patel, Executive Chef. Limited seating. Reservation required. 305-517-4512

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