Billy Ray Warren: Florence, A Planned City on the Frontier
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The Pope’s Tavern Speaker Series features presentations about Florence’s early history, from settlement through the Civil War. There will be ten presentations in the first series, spanning December through June.
On March 8th, 2020 at 2pm, Florence City Historian Billy Ray Warren will deliver his presentation, “Florence: A Planned City on the American Frontier.” Billy Ray Warren is the creator of the annual Alabama Renaissance Faire and has been involved in the creation of the Florence Main Street Program and Heritage Preservation, Inc. He taught high school history and English before retiring as curriculum director. He was appointed City Historian in 2016.
This event is the sixth in a series of presentations that will be held at Pope’s Tavern, 203 Hermitage Drive, Florence Alabama. The series is sponsored by Florence Arts and Museums and is free. Call 256-760-6439 for more information.