The Little Island with a Big History

Egmont2.jpegHistorical Presentation on Egmont Key

Authors Don and Carol Thompson invite you to explore Egmont Key through a fascinating presentation based on their book Egmont Key, A History. They will cover island history from early development from pre-Columbian times to its present day use as a nature preserve and base for Tampa Bay pilots. Learn about the little island's role through five wars. Hear anecdotes and view photos from the files of the keepers who manned the lighthouse that has served as a timeless and iconic beacon for ships entering Tampa Bay.

Admission and parking are Free; Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.


February 01, 2016 at 11am – 12pm


Manatee Village Historical Park
1404 Manatee Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208
United States
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