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Speaker Series

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Speaker Series

The HSARI organizes and sponsors a thematic series of speakers each Spring, with one free evening lecture a week for three weeks. The talks are intended to bring the most current scholarly research on St. Augustine to the interested public in an appealing and accessible way. Lectures are held at Flagler College.

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2018: The Civil War Memorialized

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2016: Beneath The Surface Series
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2015: First America Ideas & Images Series
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2014: St. Augustine's Forgotten People
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2011: Civil War in Northeast Florida - Encore Presentation 
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2011 Civil War in Northeast Florida
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2009: 1965: Celebrating 400 Years, A Look Back
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2008: Why St. Augustine?
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2007: Plantation Life in Colonial Florida
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2006: St. Augustine History Lost and Found
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2005: The St. Augustine You Never Knew
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2004: Art & Architecture of Henry M. Flagler
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2003: Our Architectural Heritage
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2001: The French in St. Augustine
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2000: Underground in St. Augustine