The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans with Cynthia Barnett

Presented by St. Johns County Public Library - Main Library at The Waterworks, St. Augustine FL

Jun 02 2022
The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans with Cynthia Barnett

Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine is pleased to welcome environmental author Cynthia Barnett at The Waterworks, to present The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans.

The human fascination with seashells is primal. Archaeological evidence suggests that Neanderthals collected cockle shells on the coast of what is modern Spain, perhaps giving preference to those they found beautiful. Native Floridians built "great cities of shell" along the coasts, later carted off for road fill. In the 1950s, the nation burned with shell-collecting fever only a Florida vacation could cure.

Presenting The Sound of the Sea, Cynthia Barnett will introduce the long, rich, and surprisingly profound relationship between humans

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 904-827-6940

Email: bmaycumber@sjcfl.us

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jun 2, 2022 at 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Waterworks

184 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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PARKING INFO

Access the building through the Main Branch Library parking lot, then follow the brick path for additional parking in the back.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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