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Tampa Bay History Center author - Billy Somerville

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About Billy Somerville

Director of Marketing and Communications

The Tampa Bay History Center welcomed Billy Somerville as its Director of Marketing and Communications in 2021. Billy leads the History Center’s external communication and content strategy across media channels with over a decade of experience in the Tampa Bay area.

For all media inquiries, please call, email, or text Billy to reach a History Center historian.

Articles by Billy Somerville

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‘Decade of Change: Florida in the 1920s’ opening next month

Scheduled to open its doors on November 4, 2023, Decade of Change offers a fascinating exploration of Florida's first modern decade. From the lively jazz tunes of the Roaring Twenties to the architectural evolution witnessed in the construction of bungalows and Mediterranean Revival-style homes, the exhibition provides a snapshot of the diverse facets that defined Florida in the 1920s.

A new season of Florida Conversations dives deeper into our past

Florida's history is a vibrant tapestry woven with threads from diverse communities, cultures, and eras. The Tampa Bay History Center continues to be a beacon of knowledge and exploration, inviting history enthusiasts to delve into the intriguing stories that have shaped the Sunshine State.
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What is Blue Star Museums all about?

Blue Star Museums is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, in collaboration with the Department of Defense and museums across America, offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families.