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Heritage Hour:

The Great Train Wreck of 1956

2023-01-25 14:00:00 2023-01-25 15:00:00 America/New_York Heritage Hour: On October 18, 1956, there was a head-on collision of two freight trains approx. 5 miles from Floral City Library. Floral City Public Library - Program Room

Wednesday, January 25
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-25 14:00:00 2023-01-25 15:00:00 America/New_York Heritage Hour: On October 18, 1956, there was a head-on collision of two freight trains approx. 5 miles from Floral City Library. Floral City Public Library - Program Room

On October 18, 1956, there was a head-on collision of two freight trains approx. 5 miles from Floral City Library.

In this program, you will learn the amazing story of this collision and the actions that were taken to try to prevent it.


DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this program are those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the official policy or position of the Citrus County Library System.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Performances & Special Events | History & Travel |

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Floral City Public Library

Phone: 352-726-3671

Hours
Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 9:00AM to 5:00PM
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Sun, Apr 21 Closed

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The Floral City Branch is located on Orange Street in the center of Floral City, near the Avenue of Oaks. This location features a literacy collection, public computers, and more.

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