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LIR Author Talk: Bulow Gold

Dates: October 27, 2021

Meets: W from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Location: via Zoom

Cost: $0.00

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Please note: this course requires membership in Learning in Retirement Fall 2021 Membership or LIR Yearly Membership: 2021-2022

Follow the lost journal of "Aunty Mary," the slave and unique housekeeper of the famous Bulow family of Florida and North Carolina. The Bulows had immense wealth, and they built one of the largest plantations in Florida in the year 1821. Here is the courage and planning of Charles Wilhelm Bulow who dies all too soon. His dream is taken by his young son John Joachim Bulow who will gather an immense treasure in gold, one that will vanish in 1835. It will be persued by many. Does the great treasure really exist?

This well researched tale takes you from 1812 to present time as two middle aged geneology researchers meet "Lizzie" a very strange young girl who may hold a key to the past. "Aunty Mary" was sold as a young girl to the Bulow family and rises in their trust. Lizzie can offer the voice of Aunty Mary speaking from her journal of events in the past. The building a major plantation, Indian Wars, the life of a slave, the life and adventures in colonial Florida all emerge into present time. Here is rich detail of Florida life including the Black Seminoles, the Second Seminole War and the death of a dream.

Fee: $0.00
Hours:1.00
CEUs:0.10

via Zoom

Bill Ryan

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