The Tampa Bay History Center continues its Florida Conversations Lecture Series with “Florida and the Civil War”, a talk lead by Dr. Robert Taylor on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 3:00 p.m.
Dr. Taylor, a professor of Humanities and Communication at the Florida Institute of Technology, is the author of Rebel Store House: Florida's Contribution to the Confederacy and co-author of Florida in the Civil War.
Dr. Taylor's lecture will focus on Florida's role in the Civil War and will complement the History Center’s new temporary exhibition, Blue and Gray in Tampa Bay: The Civil War on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Co-sponsored by the USF Libraries Florida Studies Center and supported by WUSF Public Media, Florida Conversations features authors and presenters covering a variety of Florida topics, from politics to fiction, history to environmental issues.
Florida Conversations is free and open to the public. Public parking is available at the Channelside garage and other city-owned lots. For more information, contact the Tampa Bay History Center at 228-0097 or visit us online.