Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Explore the Estuary Boat Tours - Save Our Waters Week

Time: 1:30 am til 3:00 pm

Location: Crystal River Preserve State Park, 3266 N. Sailboat Avenue Crystal River, FL 34428

Description: In recognition of Save Our Waters Week the Friends of Crystal River State Parks Inc. will provide complimentary boat tours to citizens and visitors (Tuesday September 19th and Thursday September 21st ONLY).

Guests will board the Vessel Monroe to embark on a 1.5 hour narrated boat tour. Park staff and volunteers will highlight the unique attributes of a spring fed estuary in hopes of bringing a heightened awareness of water issues along the Citrus County coastline.

Reservations are required, as the capacity for the tour is 24 people. Call to reserve your space today at (352) 228-6028

FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.


Explore the Estuary Boat Tours - Save Our Waters Week

Time: 10:30 am til 12:00 pm

Location: Crystal River Preserve State Park, 3266 N. Sailboat Avenue Crystal River, FL 34428

Description: In recognition of Save Our Waters Week the Friends of Crystal River State Parks Inc. will provide complimentary boat tours to citizens and visitors (Tuesday September 19th and Thursday September 21st ONLY).

Guests will board the Vessel Monroe to embark on a 1.5 hour narrated boat tour. Park staff and volunteers will highlight the unique attributes of a spring fed estuary in hopes of bringing a heightened awareness of water issues along the Citrus County coastline.

Reservations are required, as the capacity for the tour is 24 people. Call to reserve your space today at (352) 228-6028

FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.


Quest for Blackbeard with Baylus Brooks at the Matheson Museum

Time: 6:00 pm til 8:00 pm

Location: Matheson History Museum, 513 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601

Description: Join the Matheson History Museum on “Talk Like a Pirate Day” to hear about the fascinating life of Edward Thache, better known as Blackbeard. Maritime historian Baylus Brooks will discuss his book, Quest for Blackbeard: The True Story of Edward Thache and His World. A book signing will follow his presentation.

Born into a substantial family in Bristol, England, the eldest son of Capt. Edward and Elizabeth Thache sailed for Jamaica with his family sometime before 1695. Capt. Edward Thache of St. Jago de la Vega or “Spanish Town” died there at age 47 while his son, Edward “Blackbeard” Thache, Jr. joined the British Royal Navy and fought in Queen Anne’s War aboard the HMS Windsor. After years of research this progressive book illustrates the flaws in Capt. Charles Johnson’s famous 1724 book, A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pyrates, and attempts to rediscover exactly who Blackbeard was.

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FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.

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