Port Orange History Lecture: Then and Now

Port Orange history lecture series / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer / This history behind this and other Port Orange historic structures is explained in a city program, 1 p.m. Friday at the City Adult Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Drive.

PORT ORANGE -- The community is invited to attend the 1 p.m. Friday "Port Orange History Lecture: Then and Now," featuring a photo tour of historic structures and landmarks from Port Orange’s past and what has replaced them today.

What happened to Port Orange’s downtown area and stores? See how the community has changed from 100 years ago to today.

The event will take place at the City Adult Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Drive.

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