Will to Win:
General James A. Van Fleet
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST
Tampa Bay History Center
801 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602
After graduating from West Point in 1915, Polk County native James Alward Van Fleet’s military service spanned more than 30 years, beginning with the Mexican Revolution and continuing through the Korean War.
Hear about the life and times of General Van Fleet, and see artifacts from the Polk County History Center’s recently acquired Van Fleet Collection.
Presented by Maria Trippe, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, Polk County History Center.
Florida Conversations is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the USF Libraries Florida Studies Center and supported by WUSF Public Media, and features authors and presenters covering a variety of Florida topics, from politics to fiction, history to environmental issues.
For more information, contact the History Center
at (813) 228-0097.