FGCU Prof Begins History Series


Koreshan Unity

The Estero Island Historic Society plans an inspiring 2019-2020 season of public meetings at a new (previous) location: St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church at 5601 Williams Drive. Cookies and punch will be served.

Attendance at public meetings  is free and open to all. Donations are welcomed.

On Monday, November 18, at 7 p.m. Lyn Millner will present, “The Koreshan Unity: Facts, Myths and Fort Myers Beach connections.’

Lyn Millner will be the Guest Speaker at the first public meeting of the Estero Island Historic Society season on November 18 at 7pm at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church. Photo provided.

Lyn will talk about the Koreshans, including their connections to Fort Myers Beach. She’ll also clear up long-held myths about the group.

The Wall Street Journal named Lyn Millner’s book The Allure of Immortality one of the top five books on cults. Her radio stories have been broadcast on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “Weekend Edition,” and on American Public Media’s “Marketplace.” Her essays and stories have appeared in The Oxford American, McSweeney’s Internet TendencyUSA TodayThe New York TimesThe Hollywood Reporter, and many regional magazines. Lyn founded the journalism program at Florida Gulf Coast University, where she is a full professor.