Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition

3:00 p.m.
Eau Gallie Public Library
1521 Pineapple Avenue
Melbourne, Florida 32935
Jennifer Morrison
(321) 255-4304

Exploring and celebrating the history and culture of the nation’s oldest cattle ranching state, folklorist Bob Stone, shares all aspects of cattle ranching traditions — cracker cow whips, unique ranch gate designs, swamp cabbage, cowboy church, and cowboy funerals.

About the Author: Bob Stone is an independent folklorist and media-producer based in Gainesville. In 2011, the Florida Department of State honored him with the Florida Folk Heritage Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a lifelong advocate of the folk arts and folk artists of Florida.

Funded project of Florida Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.