In 1976 a group of preservationists joined together to rescue the Old Florida State Capitol as part of the nation’s bicentennial celebration.
Two years later, this group of dedicated citizens, having recognized the importance of Florida’s architectural, archaeological and cultural heritage, formally established a statewide organization, the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation.
Martha P. Grafton
E. L. “Roy” Hunt
F. Blair Reeves*
Herschel Shepard, Jr.