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The Floral City Heritage Council
P O Box 328
Floral City, FL 34436

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Heritage Days 2021  

Friday, December 3, 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021

 

Come walk with us in Floral City Saturday, November 13 

Annual Citrus County Alzheimer's Walk

Working Together in Floral City

Barberville Yard Art Emporium

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What to See

Red Brick Place

Crossland Realty 

Trailside Bike

Activities

Withlacoochee State Park  Bike Trail 46 miles

Where to Stay

Sunshine Lodge

Moonrise Resort

Rock Pointe Ranch

Places to eat

Shamrock Innprepares take-out; no drive-through; dining room and bar

Pudgee'sprepares take-out; no drive-through; seated dining

Monster Pizza: pickup and no-contact local delivery

Lollygaggers Floral City: dine-in or customer take out

Robin's Country Kitchenprepares food for take-out; no drive-through; seated indoor and outdoor dining

The Diner: prepares food for take-out; no drive-through; seated dining indoors


Smiling lady wearing Easter hat

 

Women of the Inverness United Methodist Church (IUMC)

participated in an Easter Bonnet program presented by Heritage Council members Sharon Thompson and Marcia Beasley and featuring "costume closet" items from the Heritage Museum.

 

 

 

 


Annual Ice Cream Socialsmiling people in a line

 honoring our E-Nini-Hassee friends (February 2019)

 

 


Floral City Gateway sign on SR48W

Floral City Gateway Sign 2020

Artist Ann Covington of Floral City's Artist's Studios is pictured alongside her artwork on the sign visitors pass as they approach Floral City's Avenue of Historic Oaks from the east. Local volunteers plant and maintain the greenery at the gateway sign every week. A special thanks to Ann and all our friends and neighbors!



January 28, 2020 Membership Meeting
Floral City Community Building, 50 members and 22 visitors attending

Snippet presented by: Jennifer Clark, her research and remembrances of the history and heritage of Floral City's Black Community

4 friends on Heritage Days smiling

picture from 2019  Luminaria Night in Floral City - Floral City Heritage Council


A group of people standing around a table  Description automatically generated Floral City Heritage Council Museum Volunteer Training

Operating the Media Viewer


Locating items in the Museum

 

Summer Library Program in the Museum

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Making butter Takes awhile (HD Bassett)

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My Name in Hieroglyphics

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A picture containing person, indoor, wall  Description automatically generatedA Day at the Museum Builds Background Knowledge that helps develop literacy, mathematics, and social skills

Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) partners

Kassie Kemp, FPAN

 

Links to FPAN documents and Pages (These will be targeted links on the archive page)

 

Local cemeteries

A gravestone in front of a fence  Description automatically generatedFloral City Heritage Council partners with Inverness Heritage Council on the care and upkeep of the Dampier Cemetery where Marie Duval is buried.
A tree in a forest  Description automatically generatedFloral City has more than 17 cemeteries that have been identified but not yet cataloged.

The Hills of Rest is right on the edge of town.

The Frazier/Williams Cemetery (or the Floral City Community Cemetery) on Great Oaks Blvd is a famous entry in the Black History Trail as the oldest African American Cemetery in Florida.