Florida's Extraordinary Journey with Bob Grenier
Paisley County Library
24954 County Road 42, Paisley
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Author Bob Grenier takes you on an extraordinary journey back to the early days of Florida's small hamlets, cracker houses, lush backwoods, puffing steamboats, and it's endless rows of citrus trees.
Author Bob Grenier currently serves as Councilman for the City of Tavares. He moved to Florida from Chicago in 1985. He is an author, preservationist, public speaker, living historian, and board member of the Lake County Historical Society and Tavares Historical Society. His latest book, Images of America: Tavares, from Arcadia Publishing chronicles the history of the Seaplane City with photographs collected from the historical society.
Mr. Grenier is the author of The Gallant Captain Melton Haynes and Woodlea: Life on the Lake of the Dancing Sunbeams. He is actively involved in the historical community, and belongs to several organizations including the North Lake County Civil War Roundtable, the 17th Connecticut Vol. Inf. Re-enactors, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans, where he was the first recipient of the "Distinguished Legionnaires Award".
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