Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys
P.O. Box 2200 Key Largo, FL 33037
NEWSLETTER FOR February 2020
Jerry Wilkinson, President
Our February program will be our usual second Monday of the month at the Key Largo Library Community Room in the Trade Winds Shopping Plaza at mile marker 101.5. So please mark your calendars for Monday, February 10th at 7 pm and pass the word along to others who may have an interest.
This month our program will be a photo presentation entitled “Bridges of the Keys” given by HPSUK Vice President Loralea Carrera. From the first railroad bridges to the bridges of today, Carrera’s “then and now” photo format examines the spans that have provided critical connections between our island chain for over one hundred years.
Last month's program given by guest presenter John Stuart, Chief Operating Officer of the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative. John shared the many challenges and successes that have created the FKEC you know today. We had 65 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 “The Shaw Diary” for $15 and 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. As a benefit, of membership paid members receive $1 off all book purchases! All book sales help the Historical Society continue to keep our local history alive.
Membership renewals were due last month. 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 email@example.com.
Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys, Inc.
Post Office Box 2200 ● Key Largo, Florida 33037 ● Phone (305) 896-6526
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