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Ticks and Politics in South Florida: The Fourth Seminole War and the Photographs of Roy Komarek

Silver Medal Winner in the 2015 Florida Book Awards Visual Arts Category
This book by Robert L. Crawford is an account of the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation “tick war” of the early 1940s. It is illustrated with first time published photographs by Roy Komarek, an accomplished photographer, who under the direction of Herbert Stoddard and the Cooperative Quail Study Association was hired by the National Audubon Society to investigate the problem.

To learn more about this era and see rare photographs, buy the book here.


Don't Miss this New Event!

Attend this all-ages event to experience, enjoy and learn about the special natural process of fire in southern pinelands. The festival will include wagon rides, wildlife, live prescribed fire, equipment demonstrations, fire talks with experts, kids’ activities, four of our favorite food trucks, and live music from Clever Girl!
Like the Red Hills Region Facebook page and check the Events section to let us know if you are interested. No official RSVP needed. Spread the word; share the event with your friends. Read More
When: Sunday, Jan 22 | 11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where: Tall Timbers | 13093 Henry Beadel Drive, Tallahassee, FL
For More Information: Brian Wiebler | 850-893-4153 ext. 345 | brian@ttrs.org


Beadel House Tour - Jan 15, 2:15 PM Also see the Winter Exhibit at the Webster Art Gallery

Tour begins on the front porch of the historic Beadel House; weather permitting, it will continue to the Jones Family Tenant Farm and bird window. Also see the winter exhibit at the Webster Art Gallery. The Tallahassee Area Watercolor Society artists have submitted a number of stunning paintings for this Artist’s Choice water media show.

The winter exhibit is open until the end of February 2017. Regular gallery hours are 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and during the monthly Sunday Beadel House Tour. For a special group tour, please call Juanita Whiddon at 850-566-3390.