News and Highlights
Florida Historic Golf Trail Course of the Month: Mayfair Country Club
Secretary of State Laurel Lee announced today that the Mayfair Country Club in Sanford has been chosen as the featured course on the Florida Historic Golf Trail for the month of March.
Main Street Of the Month: Main Street DeFuniak Springs
Main Street DeFuniak Springs has been designated the March 2019 Florida Main Street Community of the Month. Communities are selected based on their development achievements and participation in the Florida Main Street Program.
Florida Historic Golf Trail
The Florida Department of State 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
Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee announced that USS Narcissus State Underwater Archaeological Preserve has been listed on the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places.
Florida History in 3D
Visit our new Florida History in 3D website, using state of the art three-dimensional photogrammetry techniques to bring you artifacts held in the state collection from the wrecks of the Spanish Plate Fleet.
2019 Folk Heritage Awards
The recipients of the 2019 Florida Folk Heritage Awards have been announced. The Florida Folk Heritage Awards are given to outstanding folk artists and advocates who have made longstanding contributions to the folklife and cultural resources of Florida.
Present Landscapes, Past Peoples
Please join the Florida Department of State, Bureau of Archaeological Research and the Museum of Florida History for a series of talks and tours celebrating Florida Archaeology Month on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Parking and admission are free.
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.
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