A glimpse of the Florida wilderness before TV, Condominiums and A/C with E-Series speaker George Blythe

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: The Emerson Center

Category: Lectures

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!

About 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!

About 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 TheEmersonCenter.com. The Emerson Center is located at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach at 1590 27th Ave, Vero Beach, Florida 32960.

More Info: https://theemersoncenter.com/e-series-events/

Location Details
The Emerson Center
1590 27th Ave
vero beach, FL 32960

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