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      May 25, 2019

      Saturday   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

      42 N Beach Street Ormond Beach FL 32174
      Ormond Beach, Florida 32174

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      Florida Humanities Speaker Series - Blanche Ames: Artist, Activist, Inventor

      Join us as Charley DuToit, retired biologist for the Tomoka Basin State Parks shares the life of Ormond Beach’s Blanche Ames (1878-1969).

      Remembered for superb drawings of orchids collected with her husband, botanist Oakes Ames, she also expressed belief in women’s equality through her art, words and actions.

      She published political cartoons for suffrage, authored a biography of her father, Gen. Adelbert Ames of Ormond Beach, and patented a variety of inventions.

      Free Admission. 9:30 AM Refreshments, 10-11 AM Presentation

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education

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