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    September 30, 2021
    UWF Leisure Learning
    Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site Tour*
    Date: October 1, 2021 Tuition: $15
    Between 1817-1855, Arcadia became a multi-faceted operation including a sawmill, a lumber mill, the Arcadia Pail Factory, a shingle mill, an experimental silk operation and one of the first railroads chartered in territorial Florida. View the museum exhibit, and receive a guided tour of the boardwalk while observing the archaeological remains of the mill facilities.
    Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site Tour
    Our Past in Peril: Florida’s Trouble with Treasure
    Date: October 20, 2021 Tuition: $25
    The location of several colonial Spanish fleet disasters from the 16th-18th centuries, Florida is the center of the commercial historic shipwreck salvage industry. Despite laws protecting submerged cultural heritage, treasure hunters still engage in the destruction of underwater historic sites for personal gain. This lecture describes Florida’s history of treasure hunting and the strategies employed to protect historic shipwrecks for the present and future and to promote responsible visitation.
    Our Past in Peril: Florida’s Trouble with Treasure
    Strength Training for Seniors
    Date: October 22, 2021 Tuition: $15
    Did you know that strength can be improved at any age? Maintaining physical strength is critical for independence in our later years. UWF professor Amy Crawley will discuss and demonstrate ways you can keep or build your strength while sustaining mobility and balance. Information regarding the Senior Strength Training Program at UWF will be provided.
    Strength Training for Seniors
    UWF Continuing Education
    Leisure Learning is a program of UWF Continuing Education, a premier regional provider of high-quality credit and non-credit courses, community programming, customized training, CEUs and conference planning.
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