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Florida’s Minority Trailblazers

April 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In celebration of the 19th Amendment centennial, which gave women the right to vote, we are honored to welcome professor,… Continue Reading Florida’s Minority...

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Florida’s Female Pioneers

March 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We are thrilled to welcome back public historian, author, and former executive director, Dr. Peggy Macdonald, to speak at the… Continue Reading Florida’s Female...

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Annual Homestead Holidays

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FREE ADMISSION! Stroll through the 1856 plantation home decked out in an array of traditional greenery and Victorian finery –… Continue Reading Annual Homestead...

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Dudley Farm Historic Park Tour

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover an authentic working farm owned by the Dudleys from post Civil War to mid-1940s. Follow a park staff or… Continue Reading Dudley Farm Historic Park...

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The Letters of George Long Brown

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In 1840, twenty-three-year-old George Long Brown migrated from New Hampshire to north Florida, a region just emerging from the devastating… Continue Reading The Letters of George Long...

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Gainesville150! History Hunt

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Gainesville150! History Hunt is an engaging trivia race that journeys through 150 years of Gainesville history. Contestant teams receive… Continue Reading Gainesville150! History...

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Dudley Farm Historic Park Tour

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover an authentic working farm owned by the Dudleys from post Civil War to mid-1940s. Follow a park staff or… Continue Reading Dudley Farm Historic Park...

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