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Lunch & Learn Events

The Manatee Historical Society hosts monthly luncheons at Red Lobster, 5711 14th St. W, in Bradenton, on the third Wednesday of every month, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Each lunch features a historical presentation. The price is $20, but your first lunch is on us if you sign up to be a yearly member!

Peggy DonohoOn Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, board member Peggy Anderson Donoho, author of Miguel’s Bay, will present on her latest project, restoring a cemetery in Bradenton where seven of the county’s original founders were laid to rest. The Lee Family Cemetery was unmaintained and overgrown for nearly a century before Peggy took on the project, which was funded in part by The Manatee County Historical Society.