Monday, January 06, 2020

Folklorist Bob Stone At Museum Talk January 14

LABELLE, FL. -- LaBelle Heritage Museum and LaBelle High School present noted folklorist Bob Stone in the first of three monthly Florida Talks programs made possible by Florida Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities on at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, at LaBelle High School, 4050 Cowboy Way in LaBelle. 

The Florida Cattlemen's Foundation, the Hendry County Cattlemen's Association and the Port LaBelle Inn & Conference Center help make Stone's "Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition" available to the community at no charge. 

How many know Ponce de Leon introduced cattle to what is now the United States during his 1521 attempt to colonize Florida? Learn about many aspects of cattle ranching in Florida over the years including Cracker cowboys with their cow whips, unique ranch gate designs, cowboy churches and Cracker cowboy funerals, the rodeo culture, and many other informative and fun filled facts about ranching past and present.  

Free advance general admission tickets are available at with search hints LaBelle, January 14 and Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition.  Or click this link:

Contact LaBelle Heritage Museum at (863)674-0034 for information or assistance in completing ticket orders.

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