History

  1. The Missing Pieces

    The Missing Pieces – Black History Lecture Series   Sundays at the AQJ (A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center) is a series of cultural happenings and events designed to educate and empower the community through history and culture. Free. Seating is limited. Please RSVP…

  2. Coffee & Conversation

    Sundays at the AQJ: Coffee & Conversation   Sundays at the AQJ (A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center) is a series of cultural happenings and events designed to educate and empower the community through history and culture. Coffee & Conversation (free) ***Seating is limited….

  3. Living History Days

    C’mon home to the Living History Farm and experience a time when the rooster’s crow and the rising sun, not an alarm clock, welcomed a new day! During Living History Days, interpreters portray day-to-day life on an 1870 Florida farm. Step back in time, enjoy…

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  4. The Letters of George Long Brown

    In 1840, twenty-three-year-old George Long Brown migrated from New Hampshire to north Florida, a region just emerging from the devastating effects of the Second Seminole War. This volume presents over seventy of Brown’s previously unpublished letters to illuminate day-to-day life in pre–Civil War Florida. Brown’s…

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  5. Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance in Virtual Reality Museums Exhibits

    Come visit the current Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center (CCMCC) exhibits on display for your historic, cultural awareness. The JAZZ Age: African American Expressions in the Performing Arts: Artist Willis Hakim Jones of Savannah, GA. shares a pictorial presentation of the past jazz age…

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  6. Florida Modern: Architecture of the Sunshine State at Mid-20th Century (1945-1975)

    In partnership with Gainesville Modern, we are excited to host historian and scholar Marty Hylton to discuss the history of Florida architecture from the mid-20th century and highlight some of the state’s most important and historic mid-century structures. This is the first program in a…

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  7. Local Playwrights Forum

    In an effort to serve our local playwrights better, Y-Not Theatre is starting a new program called the Local Playwrights Forum. It is free community gathering held on the First Friday of every month at First Magnitude Brewery. It is chance to share questions, concerns,…

  8. Annual Homestead Holidays

    Stroll through the 1856 plantation home decked out in an array of traditional greenery and Victorian finery – with a Christmas Sweets theme. Docents in Victorian costume! See the Homestead’s famous “Talking Walls.” Enjoy live holiday music performed by a variety of musicians. Sip some…

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