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Summer Poetry to Last A Lifetime

Presented by Knott House Museum at Knott House Museum, Tallahassee FL

Jul 08 - 12 2019
Summer Poetry to Last A Lifetime

With imaginative activities, young people refine writing skills, read and evaluate poetry, and find their own voice as a poet. Participants share their work with family and friends during an evening poetry reading that includes a published local poet

Young Poets at the House that Rhymes

Grades 8 to 12—July 8–12; 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

“Young Poets’ Showcase”—Friday, July 12; 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Luella Knott made her home a place of learning and creativity. Literary societies met here, members read their own writings and those of others, and she displayed examples of her whimsical poetry throughout her home. Today, our summer poetry workshop carries on this tradition. With imaginative activities, young people refine their writing

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The cost is $55 for members or $70 for nonmembers. Pre- and post-workshop supervision is available for a small additional fee. Contact

For more information:  850.922.2459

Join the Friends of the Museums of Florida History to receive member prices.

Contact: 850-922-2459


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On Friday evening, participants share their work with family and friends during a  poetry reading that includes a published local poet.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Knott House Museum

301 East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301

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