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Florida Heritage Travel, July 2009
June 26, 2009

July 2009 News And Events


Vintage Postcard of the Month

This vintage postcard, probably from the 1940's, is an aerial view over Miami Beach looking west to Miami.


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We have added lists of 1,300 Florida Heritage Sites.These places that memorialize our Florida heritage include museums, archeological sites, historic buildings, forts, churches and historic neighborhoods. There are even railroad locomotives and railroad passenger cars on the list, along the with African Queen, the boat used in the making of the movie of that name starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart.

These heritage sites are fun to visit. They are arranged by county, and 66 of our 67 counties have at least one. Most counties have dozens of the sites. For more information go to Florida Heritage Sites.

We have also added more information about Florida authors, including Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Carl Hiaasen and Tim Dorsey. For more information go to Florida Authors.


JULY 2009 FEATURED FLORIDA EVENTS AND FESTIVALS


At any given time there are thousands of Florida events and festivals in Florida's 8 geographical regions. July is slower than most months because of the hot weather.


Almost every community in Florida celebrates Independence Day on July 4. Check your local paper for locations of your fireworks display.


Here are some interesting events around Florida for July 2009.


CLERMONT/ORLANDO AREA

Lakeridge Winery Summer Music Series. Live Music, Food, Wine. Free Admission. July 4, 11, 18, 25 (1:00pm-4:00pm). More info at Lakeridge Winery.


MOUNT DORA

The Mount Dora Art Stroll. A festive evening of art, music and hors d'oeuvres designed to showcase regional art at several walkable venues through out Downtown Mount Dora. Free admission. July 11. More info at Mount Dora Art Stroll.


MIAMI AND CORAL GABLES

International Mango Festival. Fairchild Gardens. July 11 and 12. More info at Fairchild Gardens.


TALLAHASSEE

31st Annual Swamp Stomp Music Festival. Tallahassee Museum, July 11, 4-9 p.m. More info at Tallahassee Museum.


WEST PALM BEACH

The Fountainside Clematis By Night Concert Series. Centennial Square, 100 Clematis St. Food and arts and crafts show. July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 from 6:00pm-9:00pm. More info at Clematis By Night.


Go here for Additional Florida Events.


ETHNIC RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH


Maroosh Mediterranean Restaurant. 223 Valencia Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33134. Tel: 305-476-9800.

Go to our page on Coral Gables, Florida for a review of Maroosh along with some pictures.
Thanks for subscribing. We will see you next month with more updates and event information.


Regards, Mike Miller
Chief Backroads Traveler
www.Florida-Backroads-Travel.com

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