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Free lectures at the Lighthouse

SAINT AUGUSTINE  – 500 Years of Maritime Florida” is a free historical and archaeological speakers series that will be held at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum beginning this month and running through March 2019. See dates and details below.

To launch the series, Dr. Gifford Waters will speak about The Missions of St. Augustine on June 28 at 7 p.m. at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. Admission is FREE.

The event space is accessible by stairs in the second floor gallery of the Keepers’ House. If you have questions, please contact Allyson Ropp at or call 904-829-0745 ext. 247

Funding for this series is provided through a grant from The Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of The Florida Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.


All lectures begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

  • July 5: Andrea White – Archaeology in St. Augustine
  • July 11: Sarah Miller – Heritage Monitoring Scouts and Florida Cultural Heritage at Risk
  • July 17: LAMP Field School Student Forum
  • 13: Dr. Steve Noll – Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal & The Struggle for Florida’s Futures
  • 11: Chuck Meide – LAMP 2018 Field Work Update
  • 16: Dr. Michael Francis – Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1607 **This program begins at 6 p.m.
  • 6: Brendan Burke – Shrimping in St. Augustine
  • February: Dr. Gregory Cook – Pensacola’s Maritime History
  • March 14: Dr. Gary Mormino – Florida and World War II


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