History at High Noon—The History of the Union Bank Building: 1835 to Present
Speaker: Michelle Hearn, Senior Curator, Museum of Florida History
LocationHistoric Union Bank Art Gallery (A Division of MEBA at FAMU)
219 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee FL 32301
Join Senior Curator Michelle Hearn as she explores the more than 150-year history of the Union Bank building. Completed in 1841, the territorial-period structure has housed a planter’s bank, the Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company, and numerous businesses and organizations. Ms. Hearn will also share plans for a new exhibit, created by the Museum of Florida History in collaboration with the Meek-Eaton Black Archives at Florida A&M University, set to open in the building in February 2024.
Seating is limited; please reserve your free spot by visiting https://bit.ly/3rXakPT.Limited public parking is available in lot 4 next to the Union Bank. Metered street parking and downtown public garages are also available.