FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who can join?

Adults interested in Tallahassee and Florida History.

What kind of topics are presented?

During the 2009-15 meetings, we heard about the following: 

Wiregrass to Appomattox: The Untold Story of the 50th Georgia Infantry Regiment, CSA
Florida State University World War II Archives
The Grove, A Florida Home Through Seven Generations
Mission San Luis, 1656-1704
Laura Jepsen, an amazing woman
Art at the Governor's Mansion
Social and cultural history that documents growth of Tallahassee in last half of 19th century
The Civil War Soldiers at Natural Bridge, their dress, accoutrements, and everyday life
You Are Here: Mapping the Florida Peninsula and Tallahassee, c. 1515 to the Present
The Great Depression and how it affected the people of Tallahassee
Women of Florida and Tallahassee in World War II
Susan Bradford and life of women in Tallahassee during the Civil War
Checks and imbalances: Governor John Milton and Florida's Civil War Executive Council
A Sticky Situation: Florida's Early Naval Stores Industry
Forever Changed: La Florida 1513-1821
Tallahassee: A Downtown With Greek Roots
A History of the Brokaw-McDougall House
Saving the Old Capitol, 1902-style
Dear Sallie...The Letters of Confederate Private James Jewel
Catholicism in the Capital City
In Search of Francis Eppes
Time Travel Through Black History in Tallahassee
The Florida Militia during the Spanish-American War
Baker's Haulover--A Maritime Treasure of History and Pioneers

Tallahassee and 1513
"Out of Savannah" {including Florida in 1812}
The Maritime World of Ponce de León
Slavery to Emancipation. Fight for Freedom U.S.C.T.
Tall Timbers
The Myth: Not Much Happened in Florida during the Civil War
Little Known and Unusual Facts...and Funny Stories about Your Leon County Courthouse
A Musical and Historical Portrayal of Mrs Luella Pugh Knorr
The History of Tallahassee's Water System
The Forgotten Civil Rights Movement in Tallahassee, 1865-1890
The Unsolved Sims Murders of Tallahassee
 Southern Neighbors, an introduction to Wakulla's history



Where do we meet?

Since April 2012, we usually meet at the historic Governor Martin House in Tallahassee, 1001 de Soto Park Drive.  Any change in venue will be specifically described in the Calendar Announcement and Schedule.

When do we meet?

We meet from October through May. Our regular meeting day is the second Thursday of each month, from 7 pm - 8 pm. After the presentation, we have a half-hour to share snacks brought by members, for an informal get-together.

How do I join?

Come to a meeting and pay the Treasurer for a membership, or send a check to our PO Box. The check or money must be accompanied by the completed membership form found on this site or obtained at any meeting. Membership dues entitle you to monthly notification of events, attendance at the holiday dinner and a "Dinner on the Grounds" picnic.

When do I pay my dues?

Membership categories are Individual Membership at $20.00/year, or Family Membership at $30.00/year, due each year in the month of payment. Use the attached form below and bring it with you to our meetings or mail it to our Treasurer.

What if I have a different question?

For specific questions not answered by this FAQ, Please use our Contact Us link!

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