Thomasville Times Enterprise

March 7, 2013

Seminoles topic of next lecture at museum

Staff report

THOMASVILLE — The Thomas County Museum of History is holding its annual Spring Lecture Series featuring speakers from Thomas County and beyond. Be a part of the series every Tuesday in March at 7:30 p.m. for an in-depth exploration of the past at the Thomas County Museum located at 725 N. Dawson St.

Dr. Andrew Frank, Allen Morris associate professor of history at Florida State University, will present “The Making of Chief Osceola: The Seminoles and the Abolitionists” on Tuesday. A scholar of the Florida Seminoles and the Indians of the southeastern United States, Frank’s lecture is an opportunity to learn more about the earliest residents of our area. 

Admission is free and open to the public.  Contact the Thomas County Historical Society at 229-226-7664 or email us at for more information.

The other series presenters include: March 19: “Jock Whitney: A Closer Look,” by Bill Marshall; and March 26:  “History and Renovation of the Thomas County Courthouse,” by Roy Lilly Jr., associate judge of Magistrate Court of Thomas County, and David Hutchings Jr., Thomas County Clerk of Courts.