Learn about the Civil War on the Indian River on Saturday near Jupiter

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Richard Procyk talks about history at Riverbend Park/ Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park

History in the Park on Saturday December 10 at 10 a.m. at Riverbend Park/ Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park will feature Josh Liller.

His topic will be “Civil War on the Indian River.”

The event, sponsored by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and volunteers from the Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationists, is free and open to the public

Liller has been the Historian and Collections Manager at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum since 2014.

His talk will include blockade ships that patrolled offshore, blockade runners that used the inlets, and the lighthouses.

A battlefield tour will be conducted after the presentation.

Riverbend Park/ Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park is located at 9060 Indiantown Road, one mile west of the turnpike and I-95.

For information, call 561-736-7435.

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