The Apalachicola Maritime Museum | Museum Events
- Apalachicola Aweigh! The International Cotton Trade
- 17 November 2012 - 07:00 PM - - 09:00 PM
- Apalachicola Maritime Museum - Apalachicola
Award-winning author Lynn Willoughby will present on the maritime aspects of Apalachicola's international cotton trade in the 1830s and '40s, which made Apalachicola the third largest port on the Gulf coast. Dr. Willoughby earned her Ph.D. in history from Florida State University, and is the author of Fair to Middlin’: The Antebellum Cotton Trade of the Apalachicola -Chattahoochee River Valley and Flowing Through Time: A History of the Lower Chattahoochee River. She earned two teaching awards at Winthrop University as well as two book awards in history. Her books will be available for purchase and signing at the lecture. $5 includes low country boil on the docks.
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