Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys
P.O. Box 2200 Key Largo, FL 33037
NEWSLETTER FOR January 2019
Jerry Wilkinson, President
Our January 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, January 14th at 7 pm and pass the word along to others who may have an interest.
This month our program will feature presentation on the history of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) given by FKAA Public Information Manager Julie Cheon. The presentation will include information on when and how a consistent fresh water supply was brought to the Keys , as well as water quality and supply issues looking forward.
Last month's program was our 28th annual “Olde Timer’s Christmas”. We enjoyed a variety of classic Conch desserts and played Keys History Trivia. We had forty-six in attendance. Thank you to all of those who helped with set up or made a dessert!
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 hardcover “Images of Marathon: The Middle Keys” for $25 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 new benefit, paid members receive $1 off all book purchases! All book sales help the Historical Society continue to keep our local history alive.
This month we are pleased to welcome new members Ted Desposito of Islamorada and Alan and Mary Maxwell of Tavernier. The Society thanks you for joining our efforts.
Membership renewals are due this 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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