DATELINE: Melbourne Beach, Florida – Dr. John de Bry to Present Free Public Lecture

On Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 1:00 pm, Dr. John de Bry, Director of the Center for Historical Archaeology, will present a lecture, The History of the 1715 Fleet – A Maritime Tragedy Off the East Coast of Florida.   

In partnership with the Florida State Parks / Sebastian Inlet State Park, non-profit Florida Living History, Inc.’s volunteers will present a new living-history Event focusing on the 1715 Plate Fleet Disaster and Spain’s subsequent 1715-1717 efforts to salvage the fleet’s lost treasure.  This heritage Event will start at 10AM and end at 3PM. 

Florida Living History, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the support of living history activities, events, and portrayals related to the history of colonial Florida.

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