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Floral City
A Real Old Small Town

 


 

Along the Avenue

Tree Selection for Replanting

 


 

Annual Heritage Days Events

New Historic Sites

will open for free tours on Heritage Days

Museum Director - Bill Metcalfe

Assistant Director - Frank Peters

Museum Store Manager - Marcia Beasley

Museum Volunteer Coordinator - Sandy Cross

Reviews of Our Current Exhibits

Museum News

Museum Project Days
Thursday, December 5, 2019 Final Setups for Heritage Days
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Last Museum Project Day until 2020

 

Heritage Days : Dec 6 & 7

Museum Volunteers

Friday, December 6

 

 

 

Museum Galleries

 

Duval-Metz House Volunteers

5-7 p

Bill and Tom

 

7-9 p

Bill and Frank

 

Saturday, December 7

Museum Store

 

10 am – 1 pm –

 

5-7 p

Paulette, Carol K.

 

 

Lynn

7-9 p

Susie and Sharon

 

 

HD

Saturday, December 7

 

 

Frank

Museum Galleries

 

 

Debbie

10 a – 1 p

Bill and Susie

 

 

Ed

1 – 4 p

Bill and Frank

 

1 pm – 4 pm

 

Museum Store

 

 

Lynn

10 a – 1 p

Paulette, Carol K.

 

 

HD

1 – 4 p

Sharon and Marlene

 

 

Janet D.

 

 

 

 

Ron A

 

 

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August 16 – Joan Yerka and Kenda Hedden celebrate a birthday at Floral City Heritage Museum. They were welcomed by Janie Stewart, the Museum volunteer of the day. We are searching for a history of Singing Forest which Joan was looking for as a birthday treat! If you know one, call the museum and leave a message!

 

Summer at the Museum

In June, the Director and Museum volunteers had a great time with approximately 20 students in cooperation with the Floral City Branch of the Citrus County Library System daytime summer program. The hands-on experiential activities in which the children engaged were specifically designed to build background knowledge with first through fifth grade students.

 

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Items to Note

  • Since April, Floral City Heritage Council Team led by new Museum Director Bill Metcalfe has built a new display case for the canoe recovered in Floral City area waters.
  • The rooms behind the Museum exhibits have been cleaned and organized, while some cleared storage areas have been designated as office space.
  • Thanks to the assistance of Brent Zaniewski, the Museum now has a phone and WiFi for guests and museum volunteers to stay connected.
  • A team is currently working on a next exhibit on the Duval-Metz house.
  • The team is also reviewing all the items kindly loaned to the Heritage Museum for more exhibits and organizing historical documents related to council activities.
  • The Museum has a new television in the media/meeting room to show the videos. In addition, the museum is updating the climate control systems.

MUSEUM STORE PAGE / SHOPPING CART
Serving a special niche in the county, the Museum's “Country Store” offers items relating directly to Floral City, Citrus County and other items seldom found at the modern chain stores. We have feather dusters, wooden-handled corn brooms, glass wasp catchers, antique tin signs, wooden toys and hand fans.

Reviews of Our Current Exhibit
NatureCoaster.com  - (https://www.naturecoaster.com/another-day-another-dollar-historic-exhibit-gala-jan-19-floral-city/)

Cycle Scene in Floral City – (https://www.yoursun.com/arcadia/news/cycle-scene-floral-city-citrus-county-s-quaint-visit-avenue/article_2ddd1a72-8ead-11e9-abb8-e79a1eb53f4f.html)  (Arcadian Article)