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Actress to portray Port Orange pioneer

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Begins: December 5, 2018 2:00 pm
Ends: December 5, 2018 3:00 pm

Experience the primitive conditions of 19th century Florida during a one-woman play at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.

Dianne Jacoby will portray stalwart Floridian Martha Jane Pacetti, who married a fisherman at age 14, lived in a home of driftwood, and sold land for the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse.

Reservations are not required for this free program, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Orange Regional Library. For more information, call the library at 386-322-5152, option 4.

The presentation is part of the Volusia County Public Library system’s Florida Humanities Speaker Series, which is honoring indomitable women who helped shape the Sunshine State. It is sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.