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Florida Vietnam Veterans' Memorial at Lake Ella

Florida Vietnam Veterans' Memorial at Lake Ella

Vietnam Veterans of America, Big Bend Chapter 96, Inc., is sponsoring the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in the Fred O.…

241 Lake Ella Dr
Tallahassee FL

Pebble Hill Plantation

Pebble Hill Plantation

Pebble Hill Plantation

This 3,000-acre plantation and home boasts an eclectic collection of fine art, crystal, porcelain, and antique furnishings. Wander through the…

1251 US Highway 319 South
Thomasville FL 31799
(229) 226-2344

The Grove Museum

The Grove Museum

The Grove Museum

Built by enslaved craftspeople, the ca. 1840 The Grove is one of the best preserved antebellum residences in Florida. Listed…

902 N. Monroe St.
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 363-5688

Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park

Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park

Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park

Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park is one of the state’s most significant Native American ceremonial sites, featuring Florida’s tallest Native…

4500 Sunray Rd.
Tallahassee FL 32309
(850) 922-6007

Florida State Archives

Florida State Archives

Florida State Archives

Historical records and archival collections include the Spanish land grants, the confirmed land grant claims related to the territory that…

500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee FL
(850) 245-6719

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Catherine Murat, born a Virginian, moved to Florida with her parents where she met and married a Frenchman, Achille Murat. …

3945 Museum Drive
Tallahassee FL 32310
(850) 575-8684

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Features more than 160 rare vehicles including an 1894 Duryea, one of the oldest automobiles manufactured in the US; the…

6800 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
(850) 942-0137

Fort Gadsden Historic Site

Fort Gadsden Historic Site

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the site of two forts – a British fort built…

Forest Road 129-B
Eastpoint FL 32328
(850) 643-2282

Kirk Collection

Kirk Collection

A 300-piece collection of antique radios, record players and music boxes from the 1920s through the late 1960s. Accumulated over…

1600 Red Barber Plaza
Tallahassee FL 32310
(850) 487-3086

Reverend C.K. Steele Statue and Rosa Parks Marker

Reverend C.K. Steele Statue and Rosa Parks Marker

The Reverend C.K. Steele (1914-1980) was the most recognizable figure in the Tallahassee Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and…

111 West Tennessee Street (City Bus Plaza)
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 212-2063

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