Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys
P.O. Box 2200 Key Largo, FL 33037
NEWSLETTER FOR April 2017
Jerry Wilkinson, President
Our April 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, April 10th at 7 pm and pass the word along to others who may have an interest.
This month HPSUK will be opening our video archive, sharing interviews with Captain George Hommell, filmed in 1996, and Alonzo Cothron, filmed in 1985. These two well-known old timers regale us with their recollections of their lives and we will learn of the legacies they’ve left in the Upper Keys.
Last month's program was 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. We had thirty-seven 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 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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