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Are We There Yet? The Steamboat Era

Wednesday, August 12, noon

How did early Central Floridians get around? Inhospitable terrain made the going tough, even with the arrival of steam-powered watercraft.

Join Museum Director Michael Perkins on Zoom for the first in this four-part series as he reviews the significant events in transportation history that shaped Central Florida.

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