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Boynton Beach Historical Society FREE Program

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Boynton Beach Historical Society FREE Program

Time: February 15, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Boynton Beach Woman’s Club
Street: 1010 S Federal Hwy
City/Town: Boynton Beach
Website or Map: http://www.boyntonhistory.org/
Event Type: community, historical, lecture, local, history
Organized By: Annie Dee
Latest Activity: Feb 14, 2016

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Event Description

On Monday, February 15, 2016 the Boynton Beach Historical Society is most pleased to welcome Helen Vogt Greene, Historian, for a lively and fact filled presentation of "The Days to Remember".  Among other historic gems, Helen will share the beginnings of the Lake Worth Historical Museum. 

The Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history and culture of Lake Worth by collecting, organizing and exhibiting artifacts, books, photographs, and other materials which record the development of Lake Worth and the cultural history of the immediate surrounding area.  Their extensive collection of exhibits range from the very large - such as the switchboard from a hotel - to the much smaller - a collection of cameras and medical instruments.

The Museum is located on the 2nd Floor of the Lake Worth City Hall Annex at 414 Lake Ave, Lake Worth. Ph. 561.533.7354.  Hours Wednesday & Friday 1:00pm – 4:00pm Tours by Appointment.

 

WHAT:  The Days to Remember, by Helen Vogt Greene, Historian

WHEN:  Monday, February 15, 6:30p

WHEREBoynton Beach Woman’s Club, 1010 S Federal Hwy, Boynton Beach

ALL PROGRAMS OF THE BOYNTON BEACH HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARE FREE AND

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  JOIN US!

 

About The Presenter

Helen Vogt Greene, Historian, founded the Historical Museum of the City of Lake Worth in 1980.  Helen has a long list of qualifications including 50 year member of the Pioneers of the City of Lake Worth, Past President and current Secretary, 44 year member and Past Honorary Regent of Garcilaso de la Vega, Daughters of the American Revolution, member and current President of the GFWC Women's Club of Lake Worth, 20 year County Board Member of the Historic Resources Review Board (HRRB) and Chair Person.  Helen also writes for the "Lake Worth Herald."

 

About the Boynton Beach Historical Society

The Boynton Beach Historical Society was founded in 1968.  Our mission is to act as a living repository for Boynton Beach's traditions and history.  We maintain property entrusted to us and collect, preserve and interpret items of historical and antiquarian significance.  The Society seeks to preserve Boynton’s history through a broad spectrum of regular programs and other special events such as guided history strolls and partnering with the City's art celebrations. We have been honored to have programs presented featuring outstanding authors, scholars, dramatists, and others.  Our meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m., September-April, except for December.  The meetings are held at the Boynton Beach City Library unless it is closed for a holiday; our alternate location is the Boynton Beach Woman's Club.  Look for us on http://www.boyntonhistory.org/ or on FaceBook at https://www.facebook.com/historicboyntonbeach

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