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February 23, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Community Room
1995 N Donnelly St
Mount Dora, FL 32757
(352) 735-7180 (option 5)
This program is free, with no registration required.
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A Brief History of Mount Dora, with Author & Historian Gary McKechnie

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Why was Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev so pleased to hear news from Mount Dora? Which First Lady dazzled Mount Dorans with her shoveling skills? Where in the world was Pistolville? Learn the answers to these and other questions about Mount Dora's past as local historian Gary McKechnie presents tales from 'A Brief History of Mount Dora,' co-authored with his wife Nancy Howell. this talk also includes tales of famed reporter Mabel Norris Reese and ongoing efforts to honor her courage. Refreshments served; no registration required.