The Clewiston Museum is celebrating Seminole Heriatge Day on Thursday, March 14th from 7 to 8:00 pm. Guest speaker, Jason Herbert is presenting "Seminole Indians and the Origins of the Florida Cattle Industry, 1565-1858". It will examine the changes in Florida after the introduction of Spanish cattle in the 1500s. More specifically, this presentation highlights the contributions of Florida Indians in the development of Florida's powerful cattle industry.
Jason Herbert is a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Minnesota. His dissertation examines the transformation of the indigenous people of Florida from the 16th through 19th centuries.
The memoirs of George Hogarth, a young Royal Air Force (RAF) cadet from Edinburgh who was trained during World War 2 at the No. 5 British Flying Training School at Riddle Field in Clewiston, Florida. No. 5 British Flying Training School (BFTS) was operated by the Riddle-McKay Aero College division of the Embry-Riddle School of Aviation. Compiled by his daughter, Dr. Jenifer A. Harding.
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