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November 2019

Lighthouse Lectures: Spencer Stereoviews

November 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Loxahatchee River Historical Society historian Josh Liller and explore the historic photography of Melville Spencer, lighthouse keeper and Palm Beach County pioneer.  Mostly sold as stereoviews, these images are possibly the only photos of Palm Beach County pre-1890. You'll learn about Spencer and his lesser known predecessor, Fred Whitehead, and see many examples of their work. This lecture is being presented as part of the Prof. Robert Farley’s Living History Lecture Series. Park admission is required ($6/vehicle), however, the…

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Lighthouse Lectures: Coast Guard in Jupiter & Hobe Sound

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LRHS Historian Josh Liller explores local Coast Guard stations and operations. This includes only the lighthouse, but also the World Wars and Loran Stations, part of a global network of navigational aids used before GPS. This program is free to the public. Please RSVP to 561-339-0647, PB Gardens Historical Society. Location: Christ Fellowship Church North Campus, 5343 Northlake Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens,FL  

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