Visit Our Country Store

Floral City Heritage Hall Museum “Country Store” had a face lift recently and is now open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Heritage Hall is located in the Floral City Town Center on Orange Avenue, one block east of U.S. Hwy. 41.

The purpose of most museum stores is to raise funds for the museum and its exhibits and to further the knowledge and appreciation of the history and heritage of the area it serves. Read more.

8394 E Orange Ave
Floral City, Florida 34436
in Floral City Town Center
Hours: Fri & Sat 10am-2pm

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Three Trees to be Removed from Canopy

Removal of three Historic Trees along Orange Ave. is the result of the 2018 Tree Survey completed in the Fall of 2018 by Paff Tree Service and Citrus County. The survey is a report on the health and integrity of the Historic Tree Canopy and updates the previous survey completed in 2002. A key part of the survey is to identify each individual tree, diagnose the issues associated with the tree, and develop a plan for the preservation of the tree and its contribution to the canopy. After the 2018 Survey, the Paff arborist placed a numbered metal tag on the road side of each canopy tree near the base to identify the tree. Anyone who would like a copy of the Paff Arborist's Survey Report prepared for Citrus County and Floral City Heritage Council can request one from Charla Bauer.

Of the 107 trees in the Historic Canopy of Trees, three have been designated for removal:

  • 8532 E. Orange Ave (Tree #15)
  • 8860 E. Orange Ave (Tree #48)
  • Aroostook (South)  (Tree #120)

The work on the trees was originally scheduled for June 19, 2019. Weather permitting, the work could be done any day now. Watch this site for more information and updates!

Please, watch for traffic delays on Orange Ave (Hwy 48) in Floral City when the work begins.


Floral City Heritage Council August Election Meeting

August 27, 2019

Nominations / Intentions DUE

August 6, 2019

Current Nominees

2019 Chairperson TBD

2019 Financial Officer TBD

2019 Recording Secretary Paulette Ritchie

2019 Membership Chairpersons
Charla Bauer / Sandra Cross

To make a nomination or announce your intention to become an FCHC Officer, contact a Member of the 2018 Steering Committee and ask that the Membership Chairperson be notified. 

Steering Committee:

Marcia Beasley abeasley001@tampabay.rr.com

Pam Bellman pam.bellman@gmail.com

Bill Covington covingtondw@gmail.com

Harvey Dunn harveydunn@hotmail.com

Susie and Bill Metcalfe wmetcalf@tampabay.rr.com

Sharon Thompson ksthomp@embarqmail.com

Frank and Phyllis Peters 60red@tampabay.rr.com

Winn Webb winnwebb@yahoo.com



Mark Your Calendar 

Next Quarterly Meeting!

August 27, 2019

Floral City Community Building

Steering Committee Meeting:   August 13   5:30 pm



2019 Florida Urban Forestry Council Award Winners

Outstanding Project: Floral City Avenue of the Oaks, Marcia Beasley and Frank Peters

Marcia Beasley, Bill Metcalfe, Frank Peters: Urban Forestry Award for Outstanding Project
Marcia Beasley, Bill Metcalfe, Frank Peters:
Urban Forestry Award for Outstanding Project

Frank Peters and Marcia Beasley have been selected to receive an award as Tree Advocate from the Friends of the Florida Urban Forestry Council.

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Visit Our Museum
8394 E Orange Ave
Floral City, Florida 34436
in Floral City Town Center
Hours: Fri & Sat 10am-2pm

The Floral City Heritage Council serves as an advocate for Florida historic preservation and presents and supports Florida folk-life programs. Established in September 1992 as a local branch of the Citrus County Historical Society we support and promote the Society's mission to preserve and further the knowledge of the history and pre-history of Citrus County, Florida and nearby areas.