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Genealogy Speaker Series, “Carved in Stone,” by Shelby Bender In Zoom Format


October 31, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Event Calendar: History Center

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Shelby Bender, president and executive director of the East Hillsborough Historical Society in Plant City, will present “Carved in Stone,” a program that includes the history, care, and preservation of cemeteries.

An eighth generation Floridian, Bender has co-authored four books on Plant City history and Tampa’s historic cemeteries. She has conducted numerous workshops and seminars related to various historical and genealogical topics.

This is the final Genealogy Speaker Series program for the 2020 calendar year. The Speaker Series will resume in January 2021, and continue to take place at 10 a.m. the last Saturday of the month.

Reservations are required. For Zoom details, contact Preston Petermeier at (863) 534-4604 or