“A Land Remembered” by Patrick Smith (1927-2014) will be hosted by the Wakulla County Historical Society, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. at the Crawfordville United Methodist Church.
Rick Smith, son of the author, will be presenting this educational program about his father, the story behind the story, excerpts from the story, videos and music. “A Land Remembered” captured the soul of the state for so many of us” said lawyer and longtime conservationist Clay Henderson. “It was a picture of what Florida was like it its frontier and helped readers be able to value that. It has been very much part of the voice of the environmental movement…”
January 27, 2014 by Jim Abbott, Orlando Sentinel Staff Writer Patrick Smith was nominated for a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1985. He was nominated for three Pulitzer Prized, one for “Forever Island” in 1974 about Seminole Indian history. Again in 1978 for “Angel City” about migrant workers, which later was made into a move. And then for “A Land Remembered”.
Seating for this event will be limited and there will be only one program, so get your tickets early.
The cost of the tickets is $10.00 each and are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or at the Wakulla County Historical Society Museum, 24 High Road, Crawfordville, Florida.