LABOR DAY SERVICE

Islamorada Hurricane Monument mm 81.5

The Matecumbe Historical Trust will hold their annual Labor Day service on Monday, September 5th at 9:00 a.m. in memory of the civilians and war veterans who lost their lives in the Hurricane of September 2, 1935. The service will include the Invocation, Presentation of Colors, National Anthem, guest speakers, the History of the hurricane […]

INDIAN KEY – Free Presentation

Island Community Church MM 83 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Florida

Indian Key by Irving R Eyster and Bob Eyster The Matecumbe Historical Trust will host this month free audio-visual presentation on Monday, March 20th starting at 6:30 pm at Island Community Church located at 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada. Indian Key has a rich and exciting history inclusive of Indians, Spanish Conquistadors, pirates, wreckers, politicians, ship […]

Florida Keys Worst Hurricanes

Island Community Church MM 83 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Florida

The Matecumbe Historical Trust free presentation will be on “The Keys Worst Hurricanes” The presentation is from the Irving R Eyster collection. The presentation will be held on Monday, April 17,2023 at 6:30 pm in Island Community Church located at 82350 Overseas Highway, Islamorada. An audio-visual presentation will be shown on several of our local […]

Memorial Day Service

Islamorada Hurricane Monument mm 81.5

The Matecumbe Historical Trust will hold their annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 29th starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Islamorada Hurricane Monument, Mile Marker 81.8 Overseas Highway. The program will start with an introduction, followed by the invocation, Presentation of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance, the National Anthem, guest speakers, a presentation, the laying […]

Elliot Key, The Northern most home of the Florida Keys by Dr. John Nordt

Island Community Church MM 83 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Florida

Monday, July 17th at Island Community Church located at 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, starting at 6:30 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. Dr. Nordt will speak about the history of the development and settlement of Elliot Key, the northernmost home of the Florida Keys. His grandfather used to sell real estate and […]

The Florida-Cuba Connection by Rafael Penalver

The Matecumbe Historical Trust will host this month’s free presentation at the Islamorada Public Library located at 81830 Overseas Highway on Tuesday, August 22nd at 6:30 pm. Rafael Penalver will give an overview of the history of Cuba and the Florida connection with special emphases on the role played by Key West and the Keys. […]

Free

Labor Day Service – Islamorada Hurricane Monument

Islamorada Hurricane Monument mm 81.5

The Matecumbe Historical Trust will hold their annual Labor Day Service on Monday, September 4th starting at 9am at the Islamorada Hurricane Monument, mile marker 81.5. The Hurricane Monument memorializes hundreds of American Veterans and local citizens who died in the Hurricane of September 2, 1935. After World War 1, returning veterans were promised bonuses […]

Free

What the Heck is Archaeology?

Islamorada Public Library 81830 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL, United States

"What the Heck is Archaeology? - This Free Presentation covers a broad overview of Florida's history, and how archaeological research can uncover new knowledge about the past, confirm what we know, or challenge what we think we know. We'll also be learning about how different subfields of archaeology work, and what it takes to become […]

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