Matanzas Voices is a multimedia oral history initiative documenting life and work on northeast Florida’s Matanzas River, whose estuary stretches approximately twenty-three miles southward from the St. Augustine Inlet to seven miles south of the Matanzas Inlet in Flagler County. For more information, visit: matanzasvoices.com.
Marian Kimrey is a retired teacher and Summer Haven resident, who worked in her family-owned Matanzas Inlet Restaurant.
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