Selected Community Events
Anne Mergen: Florida Cartoons
Mar 12, 2013 - Jul 21, 2013 March 12, 2013 - July 21, 2013
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum is pleased to host Anne Mergen: Florida Cartoons. This temporary traveling exhibit produced by HistoryMiami, features the work of editorial cartoonist Anne Mergen.
Anne Mergen began her career in 1933 at the Miami Daily News in the male-dominated field of editorial cartoons. Her coverage of both political and social issues affecting the citizens of Florida quickly gained her the respect of colleagues and the patronage of loyal readers. The exhibit includes fourteen original Mergen cartoons, from the late 1940s through the 1950s, covering topics ranging from environmental issues, to tourism, to city government.
We invite you to trace the power of the editorial cartoon and the legacy of Anne Mergen on Florida cartooning by exploring the work of other prominent Florida cartoonist featured in the exhibit.
"Saving Wakulla Springs" Overland Tour
Jan 19, 2013 8AM - 12 Noon
Feb 16, 2013 8AM - 12 Noon
Mar 16, 2013 8AM - 12 Noon
Apr 27, 2013 8AM - 12 Noon
May 18, 2013 8AM - 12 Noon
Car Caravan Tour departs TCC Parking Lot (Pensacola St & Appleyard Dr.
Guided overland tour of the Wakulla Springs Basin following the journey of water as it flows underground from Tallahassee through the longest and deepest cave system in the world to Wakulla Springs. Tour led by noted biologist, Jim Stevenson, retired chief naturalist of Florida’s state parks for 20 years. Car caravan tour departs from the TCC parking lot and ends at Wakulla Springs State Park with 9 stops of interest along the way including lakes, sinkholes and the wastewater treatment plant. Proceeds to benefit two local non-profit organizations working to protect Wakulla Springs. Learn what you can do to help save our precious Wakulla Springs! $18 per person. Spaces limited. Registration required @ www.PalmettoExpeditions.com or 850-926-3376