Jimmy Vines speaking at the Rotary Club of Seminole Lake’s Aug. 9 meeting.
SEMINOLE – Jimmy Vines, historian of the Seminole Historical Society and retired educator from Seminole High School, spoke at the Rotary Club of Seminole Lake’s Aug. 9 meeting at Freedom Square.
Vines presented a history of the community from the earliest days, prior to the Civil War, when land sold for $1.25 an acre, to the formation of the City in 1970 to the present. Vines also told the group that the city has reserved part of the old city hall building in Seminole City Park for the Society as a place to preserve the history of the Seminole community.
The Historical Society meets the fourth Wednesday of every month in room 210 B of the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N. Dues are $10 per year and everyone is welcome to participate. Contact Vines at JAMusic@tampabay.rr.com.
The Rotary Club meets Fridays at 7:15 a.m. at Freedom Square Seminole’s Roskamp Auditorium, 7800 Liberty Lane. For more information, visit www.seminolelakerotary.org.