Historian, teacher and musician Stanton O’Neal will perform songs from World War I through the 1960s at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in DeBary Hall Historic Site’s theater.
O’Neal will perform tunes made famous by Glenn Miller, the Andrew Sisters, Elvis, Marty Robbins, the Beatles, Chubby Checker, Bob Dylan and others.
He will also share historical highlights and little known facts about DeLand, including the public hanging of Charles Brown in 1927, DeLand planes bombing Lake County, twisters, sit-ins, auto racing, and the opening of the “fireproof” Hotel Putnam.
His presentation is part of the free Lemonade Lectures series, which is sponsored by the Friends of DeBary Hall and Volusia County Government. Light refreshments and lemonade will be served.
Reservations are not required. For more information, call DeBary Hall at 386-668-3840.
Attendees may tour DeBary Hall, an 1871 hunting lodge, for regular admission prices, which are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children 2 and younger.
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