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Florida Conversations: How Do We Deal with Our Confederate Ancestors? The Story of John B. Jackson
February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Resident David E. Barclay, Ph.D., is an excellent storyteller who will share his family history while connecting to the challenge of acknowledging one’s ancestors, whether Confederate or Union. On Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m., his talk in TECO Hall at the History Center includes many notable Tampa names, including the Ashley and Jackson families.
Florida Conversations, the History Center’s long-running free lecture series, features diverse perspectives on Florida’s history. Attend in person or join via Zoom by registering in advance. Recorded lectures are available on the History Center’s YouTube channel.
The history center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
**Galleries are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
College Student: $14.95
Senior (60+): $14.95
Child (0-6): Free
**First responders and veterans may receive discounted admission at Visitor Services.
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