● October 11, 10:00 a.m. – Top Myths about the Koreshans of Estero, Florida – Lecture Hall in South Florida Water Management
Join us for a presentation by Lyn Millner author of The Allure of Immortality: An American Cult, a Florida Swamp, and A Renegade Prophet. Learn about the 200 Koreshans who left Chicago in 1894 to establish a utopian society in the wilderness of Estero. Copies of the book will be available to purchase and to be signed by the author. Lyn Millner’s radio stories and essays have been broadcast on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition,” “Weekend Edition” and on American Public Media’s “Marketplace.” Her print work has appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, Oxford American, the Hollywood Reporter, and Boca Raton Magazine. She is an Associate Professor of Journalism at Florida Gulf Coast University.
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