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Jul 26

“Trailblazers: 150 Years of Alachua County Women”

The Matheson Museum presents a new exhibit, ““Trailblazers: 150 Years of Alachua County Women,” by Kaitlyn Hof-Mahoney, Curator of Collections. This exhibit is available online at  https://spark.adobe.com/page/cHJRnxVsLi0qd/    and features many of Gainesville’s pioneering women, including Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.  For more information, see Matheson Museum. info@AlachuaConservationTrust.org

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Jul 26

“Lessons from the Marjories”

“Lessons from the Marjories” with Hannah Brown and Becca  Burton | Thursday, August 20 from 6:30 – 8 PM Join the Alachua Conservation Trust for a presentation from Hannah Brown and Becca Burton of The Marjorie, an environmental reporting nonprofit inspired by Florida’s three Marjories: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, and Marjorie Harris Carr. […]

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Jul 26

Bountiful Garden Summer 2020

Park Ranger Geoff Gates and volunteers Joy Cotton and Martha Lynn Dilello have done a tremendous amount of work in the summer garden. What a harvest we had! As you may know, Marjorie always grew vegetables for the table and flowers for the house. This year’s bounty included Golden Bantam Corn, Scarlett Runner Beans, Everglades […]

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Jan 13

Gold Stars and Anniversaries

The MKR Historic State Park celebrates 50 years in July 2020.  This anniversary will be celebrated during MKR’s annual birthday party in August. 2020 also marks the w 85th Anniversary of the Florida Park Service. Florida state parks will host celebratory events all year. Florida Park Service Director Eric Draper,  accepted an award that recognizes […]

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