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Lecture: Illegal Trades in the Everglades

The Everglades City area has a colorful history of playing host to a number of illegal activities: from plume hunting and gator poaching to making moonshine and smuggling contraband. This talk examines how and why many folks in the 10,000 Islands made their living outside the law.


About Third Thursdays at Museum of the Everglades

Join us at the Museum of the Everglades every month for our Third Thursday lecture series. Presented by museum staff or local authority, these lectures will explore the lesser known and often-overlooked areas of our region’s past.

Every lecture is free, begins at 2:00 PM and will include an opportunity for questions and discussion. For more information, please call the Museum of the Everglades at (239) 252-5026.

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