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FAMU Eternal Flame

FAMU Eternal Flame

FAMU Eternal Flame

This granite monument stands in the heart of Florida A&M University's campus.

1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee FL 32307

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

The Grove Museum

The Grove Museum

The Grove Museum

The mission of The Grove Museum is to preserve and interpret the Call-Collins House, its surrounding acreage, and its historical…

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

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College serves more than 14,000 students in university transfer and career preparation programs. Approximately 75 percent of TCC's…

444 Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee FL 32304
(850) 201-6200

Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center & Museum at FAMU

Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center & Museum at FAMU

Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center & Museum at FAMU

Housed within the first Carnegie Library built on a black land-grant college campus, the Meek-Eaton Black Archives has one of…

445 Gamble Street
Tallahassee FL 32307
(850) 599-3020

Mission San Luis

Mission San Luis

Mission San Luis

See history come alive through costumed living history, hands-on exhibits, re-creations of period buildings and archaeological excavations at the only…

2100 West Tennessee St.
Tallahassee FL 32304
(850) 245-6406

Soul Voices of Frenchtown

Soul Voices of Frenchtown

Soul Voices of Frenchtown

Located in the heart of Tallahassee is a community with history and culture stretching back over a hundred years. The…

435 N Macomb St
Tallahassee FL 32301

Florida A&M University (FAMU)

Florida A&M University (FAMU)

Florida A&M University (FAMU)

Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University, one of the nation's largest historically Black universities is found on the highest of Tallahassee's…

1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee FL 32307
850-599-3550

Gaither House

Gaither House

Gaither House

The former home of the legendary Florida A&M University football coach Jake Gaither is now a museum listed on the…

212 Young Street
Tallahassee FL
(850) 765-1945

Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park

Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park

Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park

Site of a March 1865 Civil War battle where Confederate soldiers defeated Union troops and kept Tallahassee from falling into…

7502 Natural Bridge Rd.
Tallahassee FL 32305
(850) 922-6007

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