History and Social Studies

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Bellevue Plantation

Groups will enjoy touring the Bellevue Plantation, which was home to Catherine Willis Gray Murat and her husband Prince Achille Murat in the mid-1800s. The restored plantation features period furnishings, a slave cabin, and plantation kitchen for groups to explore. 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310. Tel: 850-575-8684 ext. 141. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Morningside Nature Center

Enjoy a 278-acre living history site and environmental education center featuring a small farm, cabin, schoolhouse, costumed interpreters, wildlife, and nature programs. 3450 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641. Tel: 352-334-3326. Cost: Free/Fee.

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement Living History Museum

17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd., Sam Atkins Park, Blountstown, FL 32424. 850-674-2777. Groups can become a blacksmith for a day, learn how to make sugarcane syrup, and more at this living history settlement on the Florida Panhandle. Fee.

Silver River Museum

1445 Northeast 58th Ave., Ocala, FL 34470. 352-236-5401. See the museum’s Cracker Homestead, which features house, cabin, barns and more that will give groups insight to Florida’s pioneer history. Fee.