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Florida Caverns State Park

Florida Caverns State Park

Florida Caverns State Park

This is one of the few state parks with dry (air filled) caves and is the only state park in…

3345 Caverns Rd.
Marianna FL 32446
(850) 482-9598

Museum of Florida History

Museum of Florida History

Museum of Florida History

Temporarily closed.

500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee FL 32399
(850) 245-6396

San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

Spanish explorer Panfilo de Narvaez arrived in the area with 300 men in 1528 and two Spanish colonial forts were…

148 Old Fort Rd.
St. Marks FL 32355
(850) 925-6216

1963 Civil Rights Protest Jail Overflow Site

1963 Civil Rights Protest Jail Overflow Site

1963 Civil Rights Protest Jail Overflow Site

Side One: Throughout the 1950s-1970s, large-scale, nonviolent demonstrations by audacious students attending Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Florida State…

441 East Paul Russell Road
Tallahassee FL

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church

Built in 1838, this prominent Classic Revival style building still has its original gallery set aside for slaves who were…

Downtown, 110 N. Adams Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 222-4504

Tours in Tallahassee

Tours in Tallahassee

Tours in Tallahassee

Tours of Tallahassee offers First Class multi-day tours of Florida's Capital historic areas and beyond. We maximize the experience by combining…

(850) 725-6456

Tallahassee Helicopters

Tallahassee Helicopters

Tallahassee Helicopters

Ready to do something fun, exciting, and unforgettable in Tallahassee? Take off with Tallahassee Helicopters for a breathtaking and memorable sightseeing…

3240 Capital Circle SW Tallahassee
Tallahassee FL 32310
(850) 841-1111

Frenchtown Heritage Hub

Frenchtown Heritage Hub

Frenchtown Heritage Hub

Farmer's Market

524 N. MLK jr. Blvd
Tallahassee FL 32301

Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson Historic Marker

Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson Historic Marker

Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson Historic Marker

On May 26, 1956, Florida A&M University students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson were arrested in Tallahassee because they refused…

1601 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tallahassee FL 32307

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