Events

FEATURED EVENTS

Jul. 07, 2015 - Oct. 31, 2016, 9:00am-5:00pm
Exhibit: Victory Florida: Honoring Polk County’s WWII Contributions
Location: Polk County History Center, 100 East Main Street, Bartow FL
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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August 15, 2015, marks the 70 year anniversary of V-Day, or Victory Day, which marked the end of World War II in 1945. The Florida Department of State is commemorating this important anniversary with the Victory Florida campaign, which honors and celebrates the heroes and heroines of World War II while... Read More

OTHER EVENTS

Jan. 10, 2015 - Dec. 26, 2015, 11:00am-7:00pm
Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County
Location: Macy's, 801 N. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach
Categories: Culinary, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits
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Rated by the Huffington Post as one of the "established food tours in Florida," the Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, Florida program is a food eating, art and history experience offered by the non-profit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH) and sponsored... Read More

Feb. 12, 2015 - Oct. 24, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
U.S. Army Communications Bunker
Location: Plantation Historical Museum, 511 North Fig Tree Lane, Plantation 33317
Categories: WWII, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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An exhibit commemorating the anniversary of the end of World War II featuring: military artifacts and items, panels depicting Broward County during WWII, a recreated U.S. Army Communications Bunker & U.S. Army Pup Tent, special displays of local WWII veterans and special presentations during the... Read More

Apr. 04, 2015 - Oct. 04, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm
Tapestry Exhibition
Location: Visitor Information Center, 10 W. Castillo Drive, St. Augustine 32084
Categories: Tours & Exhibits, Education & Learning, History & Heritage
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April 4 to October 4, 2015 at the Visitor Information Center – Tapestry: The Cultural Threads of First America is a signature St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition that shares the story of how three intertwining cultures – Hispanics, Africans and Native Americans – came together to form... Read More

May. 28, 2015 - Sep. 27, 2015, 8:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Florida Historic Capitol Museum, 400 South Monroe St, Tallahassee 32399
Categories: Tours & Exhibits, Education & Learning, Entertainment, History & Heritage
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Visitors will have the opportunity to view the artistic submissions sent in by the public when the State of Florida held a contest to assist with the redesign of the license plate in 1985. Held in a time before specialty plates, the contest showed the connection that Floridians felt with the state image,... Read More

Jun. 06, 2015 - Aug. 24, 2015, 10:00am-4:00pm
Historic Pensacola WWII Demonstration
Location: Historic Pensacola, 205 East Zaragoza Street, Pensacola 32502
Categories: WWII, History & Heritage
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Florida in World War II presents an overview of this important world event and its effect on Florida. Topic areas include life on the home front, military training, the German U-boat threat, and Floridians in military service. Learn about Florida's contributions to the war effort and the lasting impact... Read More

Jun. 19, 2015 - Aug. 29, 2015, 7:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park 32792
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts, Tours & Exhibits
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The latest Crealdé Documentary Photography Project was created during a winter photography master class, which yielded photographs and oral histories of America’s oldest city during its anniversary year. The exhibition examines the city’s past, its preservation efforts, and its place as a tourist... Read More

Jul. 01, 2015 - Sep. 30, 2015, 9:00am-5:00pm
WW2 poster advertisement featuring African American Pilot. Caption states "Keep us Flying. Buy War Bonds"
Location: Tallahassee Museum, 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee 32310
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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Visit the Tallahassee Museum’s new “African Americans in World War II” exhibit on display in the Phipps Gallery July 1 through September 30!The exhibit displays 40 photographs of how life was for men and women during the most widespread war in human history. Over 2.5 million African Americans... Read More

Aug. 01, 2015 - Dec. 01, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
Beaches, Benches and Boycotts
Location: The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth Street South, St. Petersburg 33701
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits
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An original exhibition of The Florida Holocaust Museum.The focus of most Civil Rights history is written about places like Alabama and Mississippi, as if few challenges occurred elsewhere. Tampa Bay remained racially segregated at the dawn of the Civil Rights era and many local institutions and establishments... Read More

Aug. 01, 2015 - Dec. 01, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
This Light of Ours
Location: The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth Street South, St. Petersburg 33701
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits
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"This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement," an exhibition of the Center for Documentary Expression and Art, presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work and voices of nine activist photographers – men and women who chose to document the national struggle... Read More

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