february, 2017

fri17feb6:00 pm7:30 pmSt. Johns Reads Event:The Storytelling Sims "Florida Cow Hunters"6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Hastings Branch

Event Details

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.”

Time

(Friday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

Hastings Branch

6195 S. Main St. Hastings, FL 32145

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