Get in the hallway and cover you head! Get under your desk and cover your head!

The date is October 16, 1962.

The players are Russia, Cuba, and the United States.

Historian and Author Joe Knetsch will discuss The Cuban Missile Crisis that brought the threat of war close to Florida’s shores.

Monday, October 15, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Headquarters Meeting Room A

401 E. University Ave.

Gainesville, FL 32601

Besides Edge of Armageddon, Joe has published 8 books which include Florida’s Seminole Wars, 1817-1858,
Utopian Communities of Florida: A History of Hope,
Faces on the frontier: Florida Surveyors and Developers in the 19th Century,
Orange Lake: Enchantment, Development, and Near Demise,
Salt and the Civil War in Florida,
and as editor, Lowndes County, Georgia probate records : recorded July term 1847-January term 1852.