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Historical Florida Attractions

Take a glimpse into the rich architectural and cultural history of Florida at these attractions.
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Castillo de San Marcos
This National Monument in St. Augustine is the oldest remaining European fort in the US.

Florida Black Heritage Trail
African Americans have made significant contributions to Florida's history. These photos chronicle their past and the book contains descriptions of Florida's important black history and festivals.

Florida House Inn
The oldest continuously operated hotel in Florida.

Florida's Ancient City
Old World charm, historical monuments, unique attractions, world-class shopping, and beaches just minutes away make St. Augustine an ideal vacation destination for families.

Fort Clinch
Enjoy a walking tour of historic Fort Clinch, located within Fort Clinch State Park. You will be greeted and admonished by a Union soldier who will educate you on what it was like to be a Union soldier. He offers a very unique and entertaining glimpse into the past.

Fort Menendez at Old Florida Museum
Actually participate in daily living activities from Florida's past in this entertaining "hands on" museum.

Fort Mose
This free African settlement located in St. Augustine was sanctuary to Africans challenging enslavement in the English Colony of Carolina in the 1700s.

Heritage Village
Most impressive at Pinewood Cultural Park in Largo is Heritage Village, a 21-acre living history museum featuring 28 beautifully restored historic structures set in native pine and palmetto landscape.

Historical Places in Florida
A comprehensive list by county of historically significant places in the National Register of Historic Places.

Oldest House
St. Augustine's jewel and the best-documented old house in history.

Oldest Store
Once a general store and now houses a museum with over 100,000 items from the turn-of-the-century.

Saint Augustine Lighthouse
The site of Florida's first lighthouse offers a breathtaking view of St. Augustine and the beaches.

Stephen Foster Memorial
Located on the legendary Suwannee River that inspired Foster's song by the same name, this folk culture center acts as a gathering place for those who perpetuate the music and legends of early Floridians.

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