Martin County Library System Press Releases

February 15, 2013

Professor Farley discusses Flagler’s Florida railroads Feb. 25

 Celebrating the Harvest of the Mind, Body and Spirit

DATE:  FEBRUARY 15, 2013
CONTACT: PUBLIC RELATIONS 772-221-1403                                                                 

Robert Farley, Indian River State College professor of history, presents “Henry Flagler’s Florida Railroads” on Monday, February 25 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in the John F. Armstrong Wing at the Blake Library. Professor Farley discusses how entrepreneur Henry Flagler rapidly expanded the state of Florida in the late 1800s and early 1900s by bringing in middle-class America through the creation of a railroad system. The event is free and open to the public.

A part of the Martin County Library System’s Chautauqua South arts and education series, the event is sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc. The Blake Library is located at 2351 SE Monterey Rd., Stuart.

For details or to learn more about other Chautauqua South events or the Martin County Library System, call 772-221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County community library, or visit the library website at




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