A glimpse of the Florida wilderness before TV, Condominiums and A/C with E-Series speaker George Blythe
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Mr. George Blythe takes you on a journey
with the Dickinson Party, a group of 25 English travelers who battled
shipwrecks, unforgiving weather, hunger, and unforgettable encounters with
indigenous people on their epic odyssey from Jupiter Island to Philadelphia in
1696. Don’t pass up the opportunity to learn about this captivating adventure!
Topic: A glimpse of
the Florida wilderness before TV, Condominiums and A/C
Speaker: George Blythe
Date: February 6, 2024, at 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Emerson Center
Prepare to be captivated as Mr. George Blythe
breathes life into the spellbinding tale of Jonathan Dickinson’s 1696 odyssey.
This extraordinary narrative includes a dramatic shipwreck off South Florida’s
treacherous shores, his capture by the Ais Indians, a daring journey up
Florida’s coast to St. Augustine, and an epic open-boat voyage to Charlestown,
South Carolina, where he embarked on a ship bound for Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. Throughout this harrowing adventure, Jonathan Dickinson
meticulously chronicled his experiences, providing one of the earliest and most
vivid accounts of Florida’s early history. Join us for this unforgettable
program—an enthralling story that transcends generations!
the E-Series: Vero
Beach’s premier performance venue, the Emerson Center, proudly presents its
E-Series lectures—a series dedicated to topics that engage, educate, and
entertain. The Emerson Center is located at 1590 27th Ave, Vero Beach, FL.
Doors open one hour prior to the lecture, and while admission to the E-Series
is free, we greatly appreciate a suggested $10 donation. Mark your calendar for
the upcoming E-Series dates: February 13 and 27, and March 5 and 12. Don’t miss
these exciting events!
the Emerson Center: The
Emerson Center’s mission is to provide educational, enlightening, and
thought-provoking programs, alongside memorable musical events, for our
community. For further information, please visit us online at .
The Emerson Center is located at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero
Beach at 1590 27th Ave, Vero Beach, Florida 32960.
The Emerson Center Team
(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emerson Center, Vero Beach