Join local historians and authors on Florida history

Hawthorne_FL_Hist_Museum_and_Cult_Center02A BIOHISTORY: INVADERS of ALACHUA COUNTY
The history of Alachua County from a biological perspective, beginning when Florida first arose from the sea some 30 million years ago to the present day.
Four Wednesdays, starts 9/9, 6-8 p.m., A-04, fee $29

250 YEARS OF SPANISH FLORIDA
Conquistadors, colonists and clerics — along with Frenchmen, Englishmen, and the occasional pirate.
Four Thursdays, starts 9/10, 7-9 p.m., B-204, fee $29

HAWTHORNE HISTORICAL MUSEUM TOUR
Visit the Hawthorne Historical Museum for a guided tour to learn about the history of this charming railroad town.
Thursday, 9/27, 2:30-4 p.m., HAWTHORNE MID/HIGH SCHOOL, 21403 SE 69th Avenue, Hawthorne, fee $20

HIGH SPRINGS: 1800s – 1900s
Discover the rich and bawdy heritage of High Springs. From the original Native American inhabitants to the phosphate miners learn what events influenced the growth and wild character of this town.
Tuesday & Thursday, starts 9/22, 6-8 p.m., HIGH SPRINGS, 120 NW 2 Ave, High Springs, fee $24

HISTORY OF GAINESVILLE: 1853-1903
This class will focus on the founding of Gainesville in 1853 and its first 50 years.
Monday, 9/14, 6-8 p.m., BLOUNT CENTER SF-6th ST, DA-127, fee $24

HISTORY OF GAINESVILLE: 1903-1953
This class will focus on life in Gainesville from 1903 and the next fifty years.
Monday, 9/21, 6-8 p.m., BLOUNT CENTER SF-6th ST, DA-127, fee $24
Sign up for any of these seminars online or call Community Ed at 352-395-5193.