News and Highlights
Complete Our Survey! National Statuary Hall
The Florida Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources requests interested members of the public submit recommendations of candidates for the replacement of the statue of General Edmund Kirby Smith in the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Find out more and submit your recommendation through this link to our survey.
Preservation Month 2016
May is National Historic Preservation Month - a time when people across America celebrate their history, culture, and special places. Sponsored annually by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, it is designed to raise awareness about the power historic preservation has to protect and enhance our historic communities. We invite you to connect with us on Facebook and participate in our special #PreservationMonth contest.
Florida Historical Golf Course of the Month: Ponte Vedra Inn & Club's Ocean Course
Secretary of State Ken Detzner has chosen Ponte Vedra Inn & Club's Ocean Course as the featured course on the Florida Historic Golf Trail for the month of May. The historic Ocean Course is located in the unincorporated community of Ponte Vedra in St. Johns County.
Main Street Of the Month: Vilano Beach Main Street
Florida Historic Golf Trail
The Florida Department of State recently launched the Florida Historic Golf Trail program at Winter Park Golf and Country Club in Winter Park, Florida. The Florida Historic Golf Trail celebrates Florida’s early golf heritage from the 1890s through World War II, by featuring historic, publicly accessible golf courses that can still be played on today. Visit the website FloridaHistoricGolfTrail.com to learn more about the history and current day contact information for each partner course.
Florida's Newly Listed National Register Properties
Six Florida properties were recently listed in the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places. The Meyer-Davis House and Hasty Cottage in Volusia County, Hill Crest in Lake County, the Cabbage Key Historic District in Lee County, the Weil-Cassisi House in Alachua County, the Dan Branch House in Alachua County, and the Monument of States in Osceola County were all listed.
Florida Division of Historical Resources
R.A. Gray Building
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250
Bureau of Archaeological Research
B. Calvin Jones Center for Archaeology at the Governor Martin House
1001 de Soto Park Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Bureau of Historic Preservation
4th Floor, R.A. Gray Building
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
Mission San Luis
2100 West Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.