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First Lecture of Series – Town Plan Historic District and its neighborhoods
January 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Our lecture series, “Putting Down Roots” will open with a talk by Dr. Susan Parker on the Town Plan Historic District and the neighborhoods that grew in it. The talk begins at 7 pm in the Flagler Room located in Ponce Hall of Flagler College at 74 King Street.
Dr. Parker is one of the foremost experts in all of St. Augustine History. Her research dates to the 1500s to contemporary times. She has served in many capacities including the Executive Director of the St. Augustine Historical Society and preservation consultant with the Florida Department of State. Many are familiar with her weekly “The Oldest City” column in The Record. Recent publications include: Oldest City: The History of Saint Augustine (2019) and chapters in The Yamasee Indians: from Florida to South Carolina (2018); The Tulane European and Civil Law Forum (2017); Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History (2013).
Susan Richbourg Parker is a lifelong resident of St. Augustine and has extensive teaching experience throughout her career.
The lecture is free and open to the public. This lecture series has been made available thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. Seating is limited, so get there early for this interesting talk.