History Talks: Randal Agostini

History Talks begin with an hour for drinks, light bites, and a book signing with authors. Speakers’ books will be available in the Museum Store at the start of the season.

Randal Agostini
An Englishman in the Seminole War: A Memoir Based Upon the Letters of John Bemrose

John Bemrose, great-great-grandfather of the author, came to America from England as an unaccompanied 16-year-old in 1831. During the Second Seminole War (1835- 1842), he served in the US Army as a hospital steward. Bemrose documented this period in letters to his eldest son, which Agostini has edited into a memoir. Bemrose provides unique descriptions of nineteenth-century St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Micanopy, and other locations, as well as the challenges of life as a soldier.

Randal Agostini was born on Trinidad and raised in England, where he was educated, served in the British Army, and learned to fly. Back in his homeland, he became a pilot for British West Indian Airways and built the first General Aviation Center and Charter business in Trinidad. Agostini authored three books on flying before the subject of his lecture, An Englishman in the Seminole War: A Memoir Based Upon the Letters of John Bemrose.

Available in the Museum Store: An Englishman in the Seminole War: A Memoir Based Upon the Letters of John Bemrose.

  • 00

    days

  • 00

    hours

  • 00

    minutes

  • 00

    seconds

Book Event

History Talks: Randal Agostini $20
Available Tickets: 100
The History Talks: Randal Agostini ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
HSPBC Member - History Talks: Randal Agostini $0
Available Tickets: 100
The HSPBC Member - History Talks: Randal Agostini ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

Date

Feb 26 2022

Time

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost

$20.00

Location

Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum
300 N. Dixie Highway
Website
https://pbchistory.org
REGISTER
QR Code

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *