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Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown

Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown

Built in 1894 by Lewis W. Taylor, a community educator and leader. Today, the home is listed on the National…

442 West Georgia Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 222-6111

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum

Once an operating training facility – it served as an amphibious training base for nearly 30,000 soldiers between 1941 and…

1873 Hwy 98 West
Carrabelle FL 32322
(850)697-8575

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

Originally a 1,600-acre cotton plantation, the home is now on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as museum…

1600 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee FL 32308
(850) 877-4202

John G. Riley House and Museum

John G. Riley House and Museum

Built in 1890 by John G. Riley, local educator and civic leader, the home is the last visible evidence of…

419 E. Jefferson St.
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 681-7881

Florida State University

Florida State University

Florida State University (FSU) is a public, fully accredited, coeducational research institution with an international reputation in the sciences and…

600 W. College Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32306
(850)644-525

Park Avenue Historic Chain of Parks

Park Avenue Historic Chain of Parks

Once Tallahassee’s northern boundary and an area cleared to protect the city from Indian attacks, it is now the oldest…

Park Avenue (Call St. - College Ave.)
Tallahassee FL
(850) 488-7334

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

Old Lincoln High School

Old Lincoln High School

Lincoln Academy was first organized during Reconstruction in 1869 and later moved to Frenchtown. Later known as Lincoln High School,…

438 West Brevard Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 891-4180

Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery

When a 1936 ordinance prevented the sale of burial plots to blacks in the Old City Cemetery, J.R.D. Laster, Tallahassee’s…

1601 Old Bainbridge Rd.
Tallahassee FL 32303

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

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