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The VAHS calendar includes educational programming, fundraisers, community events, and an annual members meeting.  Included are the seven free programs in the Monthly Lecture Series.  The series is presented for VAHS members and public, and it is supported by grants from the Florida Humanities Council.

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CALENDAR  2016 - 2017



PROGRAM CALENDAR 2016-2017 Theme: From Civil War to Civil Rights 1865 -1965+


October 18, 2016 @ 7PM

Program: President Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment & Relationship to Reconstruction

Presenter: David Tschanz, Ph.D


November 15, 2016 @ 7PM

Program: 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to U.S. Constitution

Presenter: David Cornish, Attorney


January 17, 2017 @ 7PM

Program: Reconstruction: What It Meant To Do & What It Failed To Do

Presenter: James M. Denham, Ph.D


February 21, 2017 @ 7PM

Program: Hayes-Tilden Election of 1876: Compromise & Consequences

Presenter: James C. Clark, Ph.D


March 21, 2017 @ 7PM

Program: Convict Leasing & Peonage: A History & Legacy

Presenter: Jack E. Davis, Ph.D


April 18, 2017 @ 7PM

Program: After Slavery: Black Sharecroppers in the South 1865-1940

Presenters: Brad Jenkins & Dan Hadley


May 16, 2017 @ 7PM

Program: White Sharecroppers in the South and End of Sharecropping

Presenters; Brad Jenkins, Dan Hadley & Grace Grote


The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series, sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society,

with funding provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


All Programs in the Monthly Lecture Series are FREE and Open to the Public.

All programs will be held at Village On The Isle, Renaissance Room in Mark Manor

920 Tamiami Trail South, Venice.

Phone: 941-412-0151

Email: information@veniceareahistoricalsociety.org

Mailing: P.O. Box 995, Venice, Florida 34284-0995

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