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This month we’re discussing Last Train to Paradise by Les Standiford. Oil tycoon Henry Flagler envisioned a railroad spanning the length of Florida and crossing the open ocean to Key West. Learn how engineers and builders drove through mosquito and alligator-infested swampland to build the “Eighth Wonder of the World” only to see it destroyed by a deadly hurricane in 1935.   

Real People/Real Stories explores the best in nonfiction history, biography, science, nature, and the arts.

Please note that this is an in-person event at the Stryker Center, but you can also join us via Zoom.


Meeting ID: 872 4181 7138
Passcode: 501370  

Please note that the City of Williamsburg requires masks for all visitors in the Stryker Center regardless of vaccination status. 

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