Martin County Library System Press Releases

April 30, 2013

Local author discusses South Florida Indian folklore

Filed under: Adult programming — mclswebblog @ 6:21 pm
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For immediate release:  April 30, 2013                                        
Contact:  Alicen Kikkert, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-3205
   

Local author and historian Patrick S. Mesmer presents a discussion on the ancient Florida Indians, Seminole Wars and the early pioneer history of South Florida on Thursday, May 16 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the John F. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. The event is free and open to the public. 

Mesmer’s presentation includes audio and visual components and takes the audience on a journey through the beliefs of the indigenous Timicua, Calusa, Jeaga, AIS and Seminole groups – the Florida peninsula’s native people. He is the author of the book Haunted River Tales: 500 Years on the Locha-Hatchee.

For more information or to learn more about the Martin County Library System, call 772-221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library or visit the library website at www.library.martin.fl.us
 

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