William G. Crawford, Jr.
Author, Florida's Big Dig
news and events (selected bookings, ranging from extemporaneous book talks to structured PowerPoint presentations on the waterways tailored to your venue within Florida).  My talks also include the desegregation of the beaches of Broward County, Florida.

November 16-20, 2009 thru today
Lectures and book signings at various locations on Florida's Big Dig 

Prologue Society of Palm Beach County
, Northern Trust Bank, Palm Beach
, North Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Stuart, Vero Beach

(click audio above to hear story)
"Historian digs into the Intracoastal," by Michele Dargan, Palm Beach Daily News, November 18, 2009 

Lectures on an an ongoing basis
on the following topics:

"Florida's Big Dig"

"Desegregation of the Beaches"

"A short history of the "Gateway
to the Everglades"

  • Terms and conditions to be negotiated, depending on venue. Generally, all lectures are venue-specific to the extent possible.

Thurs., January 28, 2010

7 PM
Lecture and Book Signing 

 Boca Raton Historical Society
Boca Raton, Fla.

Friday, June 18, 2010
Radio interview on Truman and the Florida Intracoastal Waterway in 1945

WQCS FM NPR Radio 88.9 FM 
"Floridays" with Janie Gould

4-minute MP3 clip Interview (click audio above)

Mondays, February-March 2013

"Road Scholar" Programs
Cambridge, Mass. 
International ElderHostel Program
Waterway tour of Fort Lauderdale
Annual programming

Worldwide programming

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Lecture and Book Signing
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

West Boynton Beach Branch

Palm Beach County Library2021

Friday, January 24, 2014

Noon - Lunch
PowerPoint Lecture

Annual Friends Luncheon 
The Intracoastal Waterways Anne Kolb Nature Center 
West Lake County Park
Hollywood, Fla.
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
11 a.m.
PowerPoint Lecture

"The Desegregation of the Beaches of Broward County, Fla."
Institute for Civic Involvement
Pine Crest School
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
through Saturday, April 3, 2015 
  Aboard the S/V Florida 2.                      Remarks on the Construction and Financing of the Intracoastal
Survey of the Atlantic Intracoastal
Waterway pursuant to federal law
from Stuart, Fla. to Fernandina 
Beach, Fla.
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