Marco Island, Florida’s Gulf Playground author Michael Coleman will be speaking about the island’s storied history during a presentation/book signing from 7-9 pm at the Marco Island Museum, Rose History Auditorium, Jan. 31, 2015.
It’s the only time Coleman and his editorial team of eight local writers and photographers will meet to sign books.
Coleman’s presentation: "An Opening Day To Remember: The Birth of Modern Marco Island'' will occur exactly 50 years to the day modern Marco Island opened its doors to the world. Rare “Opening Day’’ images/promotional materials will be shown as part of Coleman’s presentation.
Marco Island, Florida's Gulf Playground chronicles the transformation of Marco from an alligator-infested swamp to America’s No. 1 island travel destination. The compelling 110-page editorial and photographic narrative has just been published in celebration of the modern era’s 50th birthday in 2015.