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Spring Speaker Series: Billy Blackman

April 20 @ 4:00 pm

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The Apalachicola Area Historical Society (AAHS) will be presenting another one of their fascinating Spring Speaker Programs featuring Billy Blackman on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 4:00 pm at the Raney Carriage House, 126 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL.

Billy Blackman is an area author, musician, horse farrier, and former newspaper man who resides in Wewahitchka, Florida. He spent 18 years as editor of the Havana Herald newspaper where he won several Florida Press Association awards. Billy was also a columnist for the Tallahassee Democrat.

These Speakers events are part of a well-established and popular series by the Apalachicola Area Historical Society with speakers through May on Saturdays, mid-month, at 4 pm in the Raney House Carriage House. Local and tourist history enthusiasts have gathered for these informative talks for a number of years. Previous speakers have spoken about Apalachicola’s predominantly African American North Side, Territorial City St Joseph, Early Maps of the area, Niles Register Florida History, the ice delivery industry, Cemetery Preservation, Apalachicola Historic Squares and more.

Seating is limited so come early to get a spot. For more information, please call and leave a message at (850) 653-1700, email to AAHS.Raney@gmail.com, or online.

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Apalachicola Area Historical Society
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Raney House – Carriage House
128 Market Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320 United States
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