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Bartram Days at Paynes Prairie

May 3 @ 9:00 am - May 4 @ 4:00 pm

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Two hundred and fifty years ago, in April of 1774, a young man’s travels took him to a site overlooking what we today call Paynes Prairie. Describing it as he saw it then, he wrote an entry in his journal that began: “The extensive Alachua savanna is a level green plain…” And with those simple words as his beginning and his subsequent fame in later years, he ensured our prairie a permanent place of honor in the long history of both literature and science.

Free with park entry.


May 3 @ 9:00 am
May 4 @ 4:00 pm
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Payne’s Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd,
Micanopy, FL 32667 United States
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352- 466-3397
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