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Jack Hadley Black History Museum

Jack Hadley Black History Museum

Jack Hadley Black History Museum

The museum features more than 3,000 artifacts representing local, state and national African-American history. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

214 Alexander St
Thomasville FL 3l792
(229) 226-5029

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

One of the state’s most important archaeological sites, where more than eight centuries ago Native Americans lived. Today the park…

3600 Indian Mounds Rd.
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 922-6007

Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown

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

Frenchtown

Frenchtown

Bounded approximately by Tennessee Street, Alabama Street, Woodward Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Frenchtown is Tallahassee’s best-known black…

N Macomb St & W Virginia St
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 513-9981

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

Governor's Mansion

Governor

Governor's Mansion

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the mansion’s Greek Revival architectural style and the central portico was designed to resemble…

700 North Adams Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 488-4661

Greenwood Cemetery

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

Park Avenue Historic Chain of Parks

Park Avenue Historic Chain of Parks

Park Avenue Historic Chain of Parks

Promenade through Tallahassee's oldest continuous green space. Chain of seven parks encompass historic homes, anchored by historic cemetaries on the…

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

Union Bank Museum

Union Bank Museum

Union Bank Museum

Florida’s oldest surviving bank building that reopened after the Civil War as the Freedom Savings and Trust Company for emancipated…

219 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 561-2603

Florida State Archives

Florida State Archives

Florida State Archives

Florida's archival records are invaluable historical and cultural resources that protect citizens’ rights, promote good government, and illuminate our diverse…

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

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