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Florida Preservation News Roundup: December 22, 2022

Permuy Gallery, 1901 Le Jeune Road, circa 1940. Photo courtesy of the Coral Gables Historical Resources & Cultural Arts Dept.

Historic preservation is making headlines in Florida. Here's a round-up of new items to watch, and updates on stories we've been following:

Florida Trust Vice President Mike Cosden is interviewed for "Fort Myers Nuestro", an Emmy-winning Telemundo special about Fort Myers' history.

On January 25, 2023, noted environmentalist and Florida Trust President's Award winner Clay Henderson will discuss his newly released book, "Forces of Nature: A History of Florida Land Conservation" in this webinar organized by 1000 Friends of Florida.

North Greenwood African American Cemetery, lost until archaeologists discovered graves two years ago, unveils historic marker sponsored by the Pinellas County Historic Preservation Board.

Cedar Key Historical Society and Museum works to uncover Cedar Key Cemetery's unmarked graves.

The Florida Public Archaeology Network is organizing an archaeology field school at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area, January 23-April 25, 2023.

The Coral Gables Historic Preservation Board designates the 100-year old Permuy Gallery a landmark "for its cultural, historical, and architectural significance and contributions to the Coral Gables community".

A 19th-century shipwreck beneath Daytona Beach is uncovered by hurricanes Ian and Nicole.

1000 Friends of Florida Communications Director Vivian Young urges Florida's leaders to better prepare for future hurricanes and sea-level rise.

A St. Petersburg Old Pasadena historic home, built by Sam Schooley and nicknamed The Spanish Castle, is now for sale.

The National Park Service's Save America's Treasures grant program is accepting applications "to help preserve nationally significant historic properties and collections that convey our nation’s rich heritage to future generations."

The National Trust for Historic Preservation presents eight book gift ideas for the preservationist in your life.

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