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Program Number

12

Program Segments

Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden

Staff and visitors discuss the Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden in Delray Beach and the history of Japanese pineapple farmers in the area.

Mark-In Point: 01:13 Length: 13:03

Queenie, the Water Skiing Elephant

Liz Dane remembers what it was like to perform with Queenie, the water-skiing elephant, when Dane was a child in Vero Beach.

Mark-In Point: 14:18 Length: 5:16

The Last Slave Ships in Key West

Cory Malcolm, director of archaeology at the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, and Madeleine Burnside, president of the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, discuss the capture of three slave ships in the 1860s by the U.S. Navy that were brought to Key West. Local residents protected the Africans until they were relocated to Liberia.

Mark-In Point: 19:43 Length: 06:17

Program Date

3-28-2009

Segment Summary

SEGMENTS | Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden | Queenie, the Water Skiing Elephant | The Last Slave Ships in Key West

Keywords

Florida Frontiers; Florida Industry; Agriculture; Tourism; African American

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