Friday, March 7, 2014

Additional Information on Today's High Noon in Lake Worth Guest Dr. Ginger Pedersen

Dr. Ginger L. Pedersen, a native Floridian, grew up in South Florida among the palms and pines in Jupiter, Florida. Her interest in Florida history was sparked through her grandparent's theme park Africa USA, a 1950s roadside attraction in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Pedersen is an administrator at a State College in Lake Worth, Florida and holds a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University in addition to Masters and Bachelor's degrees in Psychology. In 2012 she published, with co-author Janet M. DeVries, Pioneering Palm Beach: The Deweys and the South Florida Frontier. In this book she presents an incredible, inspiring story of pioneer life in early Palm Beach County that was hidden for more than a century.

Dr. Pedersen continues her research on Palm Beach County history, specializing in pioneer history and the acquisition of historical documents, maps and photographs for museums. She serves on a local historic preservation board and conducts history tours in locations throughout Palm Beach County. She is currently finishing research for two books, and writes a history blog at

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Note: We will reschedule the show for sometime next week. There was a glitch that allocated only 15 minutes for the show. You can listen to the archived version to get a sense of what we will be talking about. I will let you know the date and time as soon as possible. Thanks!