Cuban Chug Talk

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Cuban Chug Talk

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Key West Botanical Garden Society will host a discussion on the on the Cuban Chug
Conservation and Restoration Project.
John Bratton, Ph.D. and professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of West Florida, will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Toppino Nature Chapel at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden on College Road on Stock Island.
The Cuban Chug Conservation and Restoration Project is designed to restore and protect the garden’s existing chug exhibit of homemade migrant boats (chugs).
The chug exhibit is the only known collection of its size anywhere.
Bratton will also discuss artifact conservation and maritime archaeology tracking the decades of history in relations between the Florida Keys and Cuba.

Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue

Tropical Forest and Botanical Gardens
5210 College Road
Stock Island, FL 33040 United States
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