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SJR: The Storytelling Sims “Florida Cow Hunters”

February 17, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Wayne and Jane Sims regal us with tales of the Florida Pioneer “cow hunters” gave birth to the Florida cattle industry. Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon in the 1500s, left behind cattle that roamed the state for hundreds of years. In the 1800s, new settlers gathered-up the “scrub cattle”, bred them with their herds and drove them by the thousands to coastal markets on the old “cracker trails.”

February 17, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM