(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- In partnership with the Archaeological Society of Southern Florida, the Deering Estate at Cutler presents a free lecture on the 2nd Thursday of each month. The next lecture is scheduled for Thursday, November 10th at 7:00 pm in the Visitor Center Auditorium at the Deering Estate. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Topic: "The Florida East Coast Railway: For More Than 110 Years America's Speedway to Sunshine"
Presenter: Seth Bramson
Seth Bramson has lived in the Miami area since 1946 and is nationally known as the foremost authority on the history of transportation to, from, and within Florida. He is Company Historian of the Florida East Coast Railway and the author of Speedway to Sunshine: the Story of the Florida East Coast Railway, as well as other books all relating to South Florida and Florida transportation history.
Seth Bramson is Adjunct Professor of History and Historian in Residence at Barry University and Adjunct Professor of History at Florida International University in Miami, where he teaches all of the University's South Florida and Florida history courses. In addition, he is Historian in Residence at FIU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
About the Deering Estate at Cutler: The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am & 3:00 pm with admission to the Estate. EcoAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit Deering Estate.