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William DeBolt

University of West Florida



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History of the Florida Chautauqua
Audience: Adults
Description: History of the Florida Chautauqua, 1885-1920, held annually in DeFuniak Springs, Florida; includes American Chautauqua movement, development of the railroad in West Florida, history of DeFuniak Springs, and information on the largest cultural community in Florida in the 19th and early 20th century.

Subject Areas: Arts
Social Sciences
Keywords: Chautauquas
DeFuniak Springs
Florida Chautauqua
West Florida Panhandle
Duration: 1 hour or less
Fee: Expenses Only
Comments: I have given this talk throughout Florida as a Humanities Speaker for the Florida Humanities Council as well at the New York Chautauqua. Program is illustrated with Powerpoint slides.

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