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December 2018


Girl Scout Workshop: Tweetin’ Tampa

Saturday, Dec. 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Get a bird’s eye view of Tampa as we discover the importance of animal habitats….



Florida Conversations

Tuesday, Dec. 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Officially, the suffrage movement in the United States began with the Seneca Falls NY Convention in 1848, and ended with the greatest expansion of democracy on a single day in 1920, yet few understand how it happened and Florida’s role in this struggle…



Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – SOLD OUT

Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Tour the streets of Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about the people, social life and work culture of early Ybor….


DEC 12

Sangria and Stories: The Evolution of Bird Art with John Costin

Wednesday, Dec. 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7 pm

“I consider my work bird portraits,” says artist John Costin, whose detailed prints of Spoonbills and other birds are currently on view in the History Center’s “History of Conservation” exhibit…


DEC 15

Tampa History Bus Tour

Saturday, Dec. 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 am

Join the History Center for a guided bus tour of Tampa’s historic neighborhoods….


DEC 29

Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour

Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 10:00 am – 12 pm

Led by noted local historian Fred Hearns, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s ….


January 2019

JAN 31

Nell Ward Lecture in Cartography: Florida on the Map: Selections from “A History of America in 100 Maps”

Thursday, Jan. 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Throughout its history, America has been defined through maps. Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, maps capture what people knew, what they thought they knew, what they hoped for, and what they feared, offering an unrivaled window into the past ….


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