If you are like many people, you may have a vague understanding of the holiday, but don’t understand its origins and why we celebrate it nationally today.
Back to all Tell Me About Haiti Open through July The Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum has combined a celebration of Haitian Heritage Month and Caribbean-American Heritage Month with an exhibit, Tell Me About Haiti, by Haitian artist Alexandra Barbot. Twenty paintings are on display to the end of July. These […]
Back to all Postcards from the Palm Beaches Open May 17 through August Deltiology, the hobby of collecting postcards, is the third most popular collecting hobby in the world. The variety of subjects depicted with postcards is nearly endless and is reflective of national and world events, as well as the most deeply personal feelings […]
Back to all Evergladesdestiny By Christian Davenport This article is reprinted from the Spring 2012 issue of Tustenegee. For proper context, please note the original publication year of all reprinted articles here, which receive only minimal editing. I love the Glades! I love the land, the people, the pace of time, the food, and the […]
Since its inception in 1893,
Lainhart and Potter Building Materials
has become a staple in Florida
Back to all A Portrait of Leadership Virtual Panel Discussion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl7QWlc3-Hs March 31, 2021 | The Women’s Initiative of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County celebrates Women’s History Month each March. This year, a calendar full of events culminated with A Portrait of Leadership, a Virtual Panel Discussion with four local women who make history […]
Albert and Mary Majewski established a bakery in this two-story building on Clematis Street between 1896 and 1900. When Albert died in 1909, Mary had to care for their seven children and run the bakery.
Back to all Delray Beach: A Sterling Century This article was originally published in the Fall 2011 issue of Tustenegee. The author, Robert W. Ganger, is Member Emeritus of the Board of Governors of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County after serving since 2004. In 2016 he was honored with the Society’s Judge James […]
Daisy Emily Butler Lyman (1871-1964), West Palm Beach’s first teacher and the wife of one of Lantana’s founding sons, was
Mildred “Millie” Gildersleeve (c. 1860-1950) One of the first African Americans to live on Lake Worth and the first midwife in Palm Beach County.