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Baptismal Record


Moldy Church Records in Latin America Document the Lives of Millions of Slaves

Now, intrepid scholars are saving those parish baptismal records from war, neglect, and rot. 

Flagler Museum Drawing Room

50 States of Preservation: The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

Five NEH Preservation Assistance Grants have helped the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida preserve historically significant materials from America's Gilded Age for the public.

Telling Project performers on stage


Veterans in Tampa Bay Tell Their Stories

The stories on stage reflect the range of veterans’ experiences as well as their similarities.

Highwaymen art


Selling art on the side of the road

The art of Florida's Highwaymen finds a new audience


Discovering St. Augustine

A workshop brings teachers to the site of the nation’s oldest European settlement.


Planned Paradise: Making the Florida Dream

A postwar boom transforms Florida from backwater to dream state.



The Wreck of the Reformation

Florida's coast was a deadly place for seventeenth-century castaways.

Sixteenth-century Spanish vessels


Underwater Clues

Two of Florida's oldest shipwrecks reveal colonists' hopes.


Confederate Cattle Call

There is pleasure to be had in looking to the past for examples of the familiar or near familiar. But one can also look to it for a good blast of the freaky, the strange, and the unrecognizable.

MV Maersk Alabama cargo ship


National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum

Perched in its launch aft of the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama, the small, orange vessel in which Captain Richard Phillips spent five tense days last year as the hostage of Somali pirates, loo