Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys

    P.O. Box 2200     Key Largo, FL 33037

Www.keyshistory.org

 

NEWSLETTER FOR March 2017

Jerry Wilkinson, President

 

Our March program will be on our usual second Monday of the month at the Key Largo Library Community Room in the Trade Winds Shopping Center at mile marker 101.5.  So please mark your calendars for Monday, March 13th at 7pm and pass the word along to others who may have an interest.

This month our program will be a "Then and Now" presentation given by HPSUK Vice President, Loralea Carrera.  She will challenge your knowledge of local history as she compares historic buildings and locales with current photos of the same site.  You'd be surprised at what some of your favorite local spots used to look like!

Last month's program was a presentation on the History of Marathon given by Jerry Wilkinson.  The presentation was based on Jerry’s new book for the Images of America series, Marathon: The Middle Keys.  We had fifty in attendance. 

The books “Images of Key Largo” and “Images of Islamorada” will be available at our meeting for $22 each.  We also have copies of K Wilkinson’s book “It Had to Be You” for $15.  If you would like them mailed someplace, just add $3 to the listed price to cover the cost of shipping.  All book sales help the Historical Society continue to keep our local history alive.

Membership renewals were due at the first of the year.  Thank you to those who have already renewed.  Our membership box will be at the front desk at our meeting so we can assist you with your renewal. You will also find information below about how to renew your membership through the mail.  We now send an electronic version of our newsletter.  If you would like to receive the email version, make sure you include your email address when you renew or send a request to Erin Muir at erindmuir@gmail.com.

 

 


 

Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys, Inc.

Post Office Box 2200 Key Largo, Florida 33037 Phone (305) 896-6526

www.keyshistory.org

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