Dinner & Lecture
meetings every 3rd Thursday,
between September and May.

$12 per dinner, starts promptly at 5:30PM
Deadline for reservation, 2 days before meeting date.
Elks Lodge, Ft. Pierce, 608 S 5th Street, Ft. Pierce, FL

Contact the SHLS to make a reservation

18 January 2018 Michael Harrison (President of the Florida Cracker Trail Association) “History of the Florida Cracker Trail”
16 November 2017 Jerry Groothouse “The History of Okeechobee”
19 October 2017  Dowling Watford (Okeechobee Mayor) on “The History of the FEC Railroad in St. Lucie County and Fort Pierce”
21 Sept 2017 Kori Benton (Senior Planner and former Historic Preservation Officer for the City of Fort Pierce) on “The Progression of Historic Downtown Fort Pierce from 1890 to present”
18 May 2017 Annual “Show and Tell”
20 April 2017 Linda Hudson (Fort Pierce Mayor) on “Mayors of Fort Pierce, 1901-Present”
16 March 2017 Rick Crary (Treasure Coast Author) on “Death of the Pineapple King”
16 Feb 2017 John Brandon (Treasure Hunter and Historical Salvager) on “Historic Shipwreck Salvaging Industry”
19-Jan-2017 Dominick Scotto (Scotto and Clemenzi family historian) on “The Clemenzi Family in St. Lucie Co.”
15-Dec-2016 Sean Hart on “The History of the US Coast Guard in St. Lucie County”
17-Nov-2016 Jeanne Keaton (General Manager of the St. Lucie County Fair) on “The History of the St. Lucie County Fair”
20-Oct-2016 Nyla Pipes (One Florida Foundation) on “Our Estuaries – how did we get here?”
15-Sep-2016 James F. Hutchinson (Inducted into the Florida Hall of Fame in 2011) on  “The Artist Experience”
19-May-2016  Dowling Watford of Okeechobee on “The Battle of Okeechobee”
21-Apr-2016 Rick Crary on “A Treasure We Call Home”
17-Mar-2016 Pat Giordano on “Are You A Florida Pioneer? : Florida Pioneer Descendants Certification Program”
18-Feb-2016 Adrienne Moore on “Dust Tracks on the Road with Zora”
21-Jan-2016  “Show and Tell” Members bring items of historical interest
17-Dec-2015 Dr. Maxwell C. King on “A Touch of History in St. Lucie County and Fort Pierce”
19-Nov-2015 Allan Osteen (CEO of East Coast Lumber& Supply) on “One Hundred and Thirteen Years in Business – The History of East Coast Lumber & Supply”
15-Oct-2015 Sue Dannahower (President of Main Street Fort Pierce) on “Main Street Fort Pierce – Then, Now and Tomorrow”
17-Sep-2015 Mike Evans on “The Sinking of the 1715 Fleet”