Ronald Grenville Frazier is a noted Adjunct Professor at Indian River State College and his informative and fascinating lectures on the history of Florida are always sold-out successes.
The House of Refuge has announced that he will be appearing twice in the upcoming season:
On November 19 at 11 a.m., Mr. Frazier explores the Importance of Women in Florida History. He will discuss such important females as Julia Tuttle and Zora Neale Thurston, offering insight into the drive, fortitude and impact these women had on a state and federal Level.
Then, on January 12 at 11 a.m., Mr. Frazier looks at the accomplishments of Henry Flagler and the East Coast Railway. He also explores the accomplishments of railroad tycoons William Dudley Chipley and Henry Bradley Plant, both of whom were instrumental is expanding railroad lines through Central and Northern Florida, which had a major impact on development in these areas.
The lecture is free with Museum entrance of $8 per person for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for children.
The House of Refuge is located at 301 S.E. MacArthur Boulevard, Stuart. For information, call 772-225-1875 or visit HouseOfRefugeFl.org.