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Annual Meeting: The History of Williams Park

  • January 12, 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Cathedral Church of St Peter 140 4th St N



Annual Meeting

Meet the 2022 Board Members

Special guest

John Williams presents: The History of Williams Park 

The 2020 board would like to invite you to hear about the history of Williams Park while enjoying a glass of wine and some small bites. Please be sure to RSVP so we can plan accordingly.

A native of Scottsbluff, NE., Jon Wilson moved to St. Petersburg with his family in 1956. He attended local schools. He was a reporter and editor for the St. Petersburg Evening Independent and the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Timesfor 37 years, retiring in 2007. He then was a communications consultant for the Florida Humanities Council until 2018. Wilson is co-author of St. Petersburg’s Historic 22nd Street South and St. Petersburg’s African-AmericanNeighborhoods; he is the author of The Golden Era in St. Petersburg: Postwar Prosperity in the Sunshine City, and one novel, Bridger’s Runwhich was published by Pineapple Press.  He is vice president of the St. Petersburg African American Heritage Association. He and his wife Becky have three children and six grandchildren.  

New board bios will be attached soon.