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Perrine Slim Book Signing Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m.

Historic Tales of Northwest Orange County Published

Apopka Historical Society announces book signing by Perrine Slim.

 Perrine Slim has been studying and writing about northwest Orange County his entire adult life and his stories have been published in a local paper since the spring of 2009. The native Apopkan will be discussing the history of the area and signing copies of his first book March 11th at 1 pm in the afternoon at the Museum of the Apopkans.

 

 

The book, The Pennings of Perrine Slim: Stories of Northwest Orange County Florida, is a tome of 474 pages and includes over 100 images. The images range from Wild Cat, the Chief who lead area Indians in the Second Seminole War, to pictures of the recent landscaping of a monument honoring Slimís uncle and former local community leader, Michael Gladden, Jr.

 Octogenarian Slim wishes for the proceeds of the book to go to the Apopka Historical Society so that the group can maintain and expand the collections housed at the Museum of the Apopkans. The book is available at the museum, 122 E 5th Street, Apopka, FL 32703, and online at Facebook.com/MuseumoftheApopkans. Join the Apopka Historical Society for a discount on all items in the museum including this book.

"The past is our Heritage, the Present is our Responsibility, and the Future is our Challenge."
 
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