A Portrait of Leadership

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 […]

Mary Louise Majewski Brewer: An Oral 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.

Delray Beach: A Sterling Century

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 […]

Three Hotels on Lake Worth Part II

Back to all Three Hotels on Lake Worth Part II This article from the 2010 fall issue of Tustenegee was written by Richard “Tony” Marconi, former HSPBC Director of Education. For proper context, please note the original publication year of all reprinted articles here. They receive only minimal editing. by Richard A. Marconi Part II […]

What Happened to Hattie Gale?

School opened in early March 1886. On that first day of classes, the teacher, sixteen-year old Hattie Gale, greeted seven students ranging in age from six to seventeen.