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Titusville Florida's Sesquicentennial

The City of Titusville, Florida
SESQUICENTENNIAL
150th Anniversary Celebration
March 19-26, 2017
Cathy@greatertitusville.com


PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS

North Brevard Historical Museum
Afternoon Picnic in the Park, March 18. Different displays throughout the year. Historic House Tour.

North Brevard Heritage Foundation:
Events at the historic Pritchard House throughout the year.

Brevard Museum of Science and Natural History (Cocoa):
Windover Dig Exhibit and lecture.

Harriet & Harry T. Moore Center (Mims):
Lectures and Oral Histories of Moore's and Local Families

Isaac Campbell Community Center
local history lectures and exhibits throughout the year

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
History of what was there before KSC and at present. They just celebrated 50 years last year.

Canaveral National Seashore
History of people who occupied the area including Ais Indians, etc.

American Space Museum
History of Space highlighting special events and exhibits throughout the year.

Downtown Merchants Assoc.
Feature each business and what it was originally. Street parties with celebration themes.

Titusville Historic Preservation Board
Displays and or tours of City designated historic structures

City of Titusville:
Maps and document displays, historic photos in City Hall and Welcome Center. Opening of Time Capsule & Mayor's Proclamation (proposed in January Friday Live Event). Contest for what should be put back into the time capsule during the year and refilling it for future (time TBD).

LaGrange Church and Cemetery, St. Gabriel's Church, Methodist Church, and Baptist Church, Bethlehem and St. James Church AME
Hold special services with church history and tributes to pioneers and leaders of community.

War Bird Museum:
March Air Show and Exhibits/Events throughout year. History of Planes, pilots.

Eastern Florida State College:
Can hold lectures/displays about historic events and/or people. Can help with City Tours throughout year. (I have scripts written about each building. Humanities class helped do it before).

Emma Parrish Theater:
Maybe do some vaudeville or silent movies.

Birding Festival:
January - Hold special events for birding visitors. See Laurilee

Schools:
Art contest depicting historical events over the past 150 years. Write stories about Titusville history, people, events. Interview and write stories about their grandparents or older relatives who grew up in Titusville. 150th Committee will choose best ones to put back into time capsule.






Want to see what we did 50 years ago?
Titusville, Florida Centennial — 1867-1967
Historical Booklet and Program
Countdown In History

Click to see the 1967 Centennial Celebration booklet.
Click to see booklet.



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