Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys

    P.O. Box 2200     Key Largo, FL 33037

Www.keyshistory.org

 

NEWSLETTER FOR April 2019

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 8th at 7 pm and pass the word along to others who may have an interest.

 

This month our program will be a “Then and Now” photo presentation of the Upper Keys 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 featured a presentation entitled History of Lignumvitae Key given by Janice Duquesnel.  We had sixty-five 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.

 

This month we are pleased to welcome new members Richard and Jane Herron of Sugarloaf Key and Keith and Mary Jaeger of Tavernier.  The Society thanks you for joining our efforts.     

 

Membership renewals were due at the beginning 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 hpsuknewsletter@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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