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Contact: Brittany Lesser

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Preview for New Fishing Exhibit at Museum of Florida History

Tallahassee, FL –

The Department of State’s Museum of Florida History invites the press to a special preview of the exhibit, The Lure of Florida Fishing, at the Museum of Florida History on Thursday, March 13th at 10:30 a.m.The exhibit explores the rise of sport fishing in the Sunshine State and how it became such a popular past-time. More than 100 artifacts, including tackle, trophies and fish mounts tell the tale of recreational fishing in Florida. It will also feature interactive elements through electronic games that allow visitors to experience fishing in Florida for themselves.

For more details on the exhibit, see the press release here.

DATE: Thursday, March 13, 2014

TIME: 10:30 a.m. EST

LOCATION: Museum of Florida History
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Agenda for preview:

  • Remarks by Secretary of State Ken Detzner and other representatives from the Department of State.
  • Guided Tour of the exhibit with the curator.
  • Q&A with representatives and the curator.