Ralph Middleton Munroe: A Presentation by Charlie Munroe at the Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez

classic_boatOn Saturday, April 6th at 1:00pm, the Florida Maritime Museum at 4415 119th Street, Cortez, FL  is honored to be hosting a presentation by Charlie Munroe, grandson of the renowned boat builder, designer, photographer, and early Florida pioneer Ralph Middleton Munroe. Charlie lived his first 25 years in The Barnacle, the home built by his grandfather in 1896 and now a Florida State Historic Park. He will be discussing the life of his grandfather, Ralph Munroe with emphasis on his boats and why he is noted as the creator of the seaworthy shoal draft sailboat.

Free, but seating is limited so reservations are required. Contact Amara (941) 708-6120

The presentation will be followed by a casual reception. An affiliated exhibit about Ralph Munroe’s life will be on exhibit through the month of April.

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