Segregated Settlements & Model Towns:The Politics of Race and Class in the Founding of Maitland, Eatonville, and Winter Park
Winter Park Community Center
721 W. New England Ave.
This presentation is hosted jointly with the Winter Park Historical Museum and the Crealde School of Art/Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Please join us at the reception immediately following the program at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center across the street, featuring the permanent exhibition and "Spinning Yarn: Storytelling Through Southern Art", an original exhibition that celebrates cultural diversity.
No reservations necessary
Free and open to the public
Dr. Scot French, Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Florida, will highlight the role of northern white capitalist philanthropists Lewis Lawrence and Loring Chase in developing plans for segregated residential settlements (Eatonville and Hannibal Square) to house the black labor force crucial to the region's economic development.