2024 Ormond Beach Historical Society Speaker Series
Presented with a matching grant from the Florida Humanities
* All programs are held at the historic Anderson-Price Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach.
* All programs are on Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. (unless otherwise noted).
* Coffee and refreshments start at 9:30 a.m.
* All programs are FREE.
* Plenty of free parking in lot adjacent to building.
* Handicap entrance is at the rear of the building.
January 6, 2024
Early History of Naval Aviation
Presented by Leo Murphy, Ph.D.
January 20, 2024
Florida's Historic Mega Mansions
Presented by Zach Zacharis
February 10, 2024
Women of To-Morrow: The Social Activism of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow
Presented by Ashley Lear, Ph.D.
February 24, 2024
Manatees and Florida Culture
Presented by Steve Noll, Ph.D.
March 9, 2024
Indigenous Fort Caroline: The Mocama Side of the Story
Presented by Denise I. Bossy, Ph.D.
March 23, 2024 - Florida History and Cultural Festival (12 noon to 3:30 pm)
Folklorist Program: The DuVals: The First First Family of Florida
Presented by Kathy Kniery & David Fussell
April 6, 2024
World War II Air Bases and Coast Guard Stations in Northeastern Florida
Presented by Robert Mattson
April 20, 2024
History of the Cape and Space Program
Presented by Seth Mayo
May 4, 2024
The Cuban Missile Crisis in Central Florida
Presented by Lewis Metzger
May 18, 2024
History of the Civil War in Florida
Presented by Robert Redd
September 14, 2024
The Epic Journey of Naturalist and Bird Painter John James Audubon - His Life and Travels in Florida
Presented by Joseph Vetter
September 28, 2024
Florida's Carolyn Beatrice Parker and the Manhattan Project
Presented by Peggy Macdonald, Ph.D.
October 12, 2024
History of the Ku Klux Klan in Florida
Presented by Michael Butler, Ph.D.
October 26, 2024
Florida's Lost Attractions
Presented by James C. Clark, Ph.D.
Funding for these programs is provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on this website do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.