Tarpon Springs by the Decades: A Stroll Through History
The Tarpon Springs Public Library is scheduled to host an informative event on the rich history of Tarpon Springs.
The Tarpon Springs Public Library will host a presentation by historian Jim Schnur at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Schnur is expected to share information about the development of Tarpon Springs and northern Pinellas since the mid-1800s. The presentation will feature vivid images and a rich narrative.
Copies of Schnur's book, "Historic Pinellas County: A Centennial History," will be available for sale and signing at the event.
According to library officials, Schnur served as the Pinellas County Historical Society’s official historian of the Pinellas centennial of independence from Hillsborough County. He is also an archivist and librarian at USF St. Petersburg.
Schnur has taught college courses in Florida history since 1996.
He is a native of Pinellas County and previously worked as a librarian at the Tarpon Springs Public Library and enjoys returning to the community, officials said.
The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served as well.
For more information, contact the Tarpon Springs Public Library at 727-943-4922.
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