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The Matheson History Museum received a $300,000 special category grant from the Florida Department of State. The money will go toward renovating the exterior of the building, which will then be opened as a library, archive and community meeting space.
Mid-century home in Gainesville was nominated to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Gainesville Modern hopes to preserve the great collection of mid-century architecture, like the Cassisi home resting in North Florida.
The Historic Ocala Preservation Society purchased the 120-year-old Bryant House in August 2013 with the goal of turning it into a resource center for historic research. After restoring the exterior and first floor of the Bryant House, the society is taking steps to transform the front parlor and hope to have the room open by summer.
As part of the Annual Olustee Festival, a battle re-enactment highlights what life was like in Olustee, Florida over one hundred years ago. The re-enactment uses authentic materials to create an educational and realistic experience.
The 38th Annual Olustee Battle Re-Enactment took place last weekend in Lake City, Fla.
The memorial, in Kanapaha Park at the intersection of Tower Road and Southwest 41st Place, shows U.S. military engagements from the American Revolution to Operation Enduring Freedom, including the Afghanistan War.
History buffs in Florida may want to come to Alachua County on Saturday. The Battle of Micanopy’s 176th Commemoration event in the historic town of Micanopy is taking place. This year’s event memorial will be unlike all the others.