Secrets of Santa Rosa lecture series starts Oct. 4

Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site, in cooperation with the Florida Public Archaeology Network, is hosting the fifth annual Secrets of Santa Rosa: Archaeology and History in Your Backyard lecture series. The topics this year include an historical discussion of longleaf pine, colonial Pensacola, a maritime heritage trail in Santa Rosa County, and the enslaved population at Arcadia Mill. The series will be held on Saturdays during October and will showcase local historians and UWF graduate students studying archaeology and history.

The lectures will be on October 4, 11, 18, and 25 in the Arcadia Mill classroom, located at 5709 Mill Pond Lane, Milton, FL. The lectures begin at 11 a.m. and last approximately 45 minutes to an hour including time at the end for questions. Arcadia Mill staff will offer guided tours of the site after each lecture.