History Bytes: The Fort in Fort Myers
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
11:00 to 11:45 am
Join Us For The Last History Bytes For Season 2019
The Fort in Fort Myers
Special Guest Speaker: Hank Hendry
Hank is a 6th generation Floridian. His great, great Grandfather Francis Asbury Hendry first visited Fort Myers in 1853 as a scout for the Army during the Third Seminole Indian War. F. A. Hendry subsequently was a captain of one of the confederate ‘cow cavalry’ units and participated in the Battle of Fort Myers on February 20, 1865.
Hank is a second generation attorney and a graduate of the Univ. of Florida College of Law. He is a member of the Mayflower Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, the Seminole Wars Foundation and former director of the Southwest Florida Historical Society. He is currently president of the Lee Trust for Historic Preservation.
Try a History Byte!
Held in the Loggia of the Johann Fust Community Library on 10th Street
This program is free and open to all with refreshments to follow.
For more information call (941) 964-1600
Thank You to Our History Bytes 2019 Sponsor
- Dec 11 Space Odyssey
- Jan 14 Lecture: “Then and Now: Florida’s History and Future of Conserving Land”
- Feb 4 Special Event: Premier of Mayflower II Documentary
- Feb 5 History Bytes: “Mayflower Retrospective”
- Feb 12 History Bytes: “Growing Up at Port Boca Grande”
- Feb 19 History Bytes: “History of the Library”