To learn more about the Apalachee Regional Park and how you can use the facility, contact Leon County Parks and Recreation at (850) 606-1470. To learn more about special events in Leon County and how you could host a regional event at Apalachee Regional park, contact Leon County Tourism Development at (850) 606-2305.
Breakout Games is the #1 Tallahassee Escape Room. Experience 5-star FUN with 60 minutes to solve your mystery and escape rooms with many thrilling game designs. Over 1 million people played at Breakout, we're the largest escape game company with 44 locations and 250+ escape rooms.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, the ca. 1840 Call-Collins House at The Grove is one of the best preserved examples of antebellum Greek Revival architecture in Florida. The house and grounds underwent an extensive private residence to public museum conversion under the leadership of the Florida Department of State and opened to the public in 2017 as The Grove Museum.
Constructed by Blueprint 2000 in partnership with the City of Tallahassee and Leon County, Cascades Park is a stormwater facility that doubles as a unique urban park. Designed to flood, the park will offer relief to nearby areas during major storm events.
The site of Hernando de Soto's 1539-1540 winter encampment is now preserved as a small state park in Tallahassee, Florida. Located by archaeologists during the 1970s, the encampment is one of the few known sites associated with the De Soto expedition.
The park is open during regular business hours for tours and lease. The fees vary according to space and time requested. The City of Tallahassee and the Parks and Recreation Department invite you to visit the Dorothy B. Oven Park and experience this new concept in our city park system.
The mission of the Museum of Fine Arts is twofold: to enrich the university and the community by exhibiting works of art which expand the understanding of art today and of the past, and to serve as a teaching instrument for art instruction, particularly by holding exhibitions of informational value to students and the general public.
Goodwood Plantation was a medium-sized cotton plantation of about 1,675 acres in central Leon County, Florida, established by Hardy Bryan Croom. It is located at 1600 Miccosukee Road. The plantation was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on June 30, 1972.
J.R. Alford Greenway covers more than 800 acres of pastures, mixed forests, hardwoods, freshwater swamp and a lake setting and is another site on the Great Florida Birding Trail. Among the variety of birds common here are red-tailed hawks, wintering palm warblers, white-throated and grasshopper sparrows and eastern meadowlarks.
The Knott House Museum. The house currently known as the Knott House was constructed in 1843, probably by George Proctor, a free black builder. Attorney Thomas Hagner and his bride Catherine Gamble became the home's first residents the following year.
The park entrance is found at the east end of Heritage Park Blvd. in the Piney Z Plantation subdivision. There you will find a small parking lot with 3 picnic shelters, a trailhead and bike wash, a small playground, and restroom. Drinking water is provided at the trailhead and at the playground.
Lake Hall is a small lake located in central Leon County, Florida, United States. It is located just north of Interstate 10 and slightly west of U.S. Highway 319 and within Tallahassee city limits. Lake Hall forms the south, western, and part of the northern boundaries of Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park and is home to the Tallahassee Rowing Club.
Welcome to Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park encompasses four earthen temple mounds, with two available for viewing by the public. Our two trails offer visitors a chance to hike within the park.
Lake Overstreet is a lake located just 6.6 miles from Tallahassee, in Leon County, in the state of Florida, United States, near Oak Knoll Estates, FL. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Florida Fish & Wildlife.
Lake Talquin State Forest is located just west of Tallahassee and is composed of 10 main tracts of land, along with several smaller tracts. Most of the forest adjoins the Ochlockonee River and Lake Talquin, the body of water that gives the forest its name.
Lewis Park - Tallahassee, Florida. ca 1890. Black & white photonegative, 3 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/9980>, accessed 8 June 2018. MLA. Lewis Park - Tallahassee, Florida. ca 1890. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.
Liberty Bar and Restaurant is brought to you by Seven Hills Hospitality Group, the same Owner as local businesses El Cocinero and The Hawthorn. Liberty features carefully crafted, unique cocktails incorporating house made syrups and unusual flavors.
Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum The Carnegie Library (pictured above) is located on the historic campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU). Construction on the library started in 1907 and the facility officially opened to the public in 1908.
Soon after Turbot Betton arrived in Tallahassee, he bought about 1,200 acres from the Lafayette estate. It lay roughly between Thomasville and Centerville roads south to Seventh Avenue, and north to and including Noble Drive (Betton Woods), Goose Pond and Potter Road on the east.
Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park Welcome to Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park Natural Bridge is the site of the second largest Civil War battle in Florida and where the St. Marks River drops into a sinkhole and flows underground for one-quarter of a mile before reemerging.
The Riley House Museum. The Union Bank Building. The Old Capitol Building. The Historic Frenchtown Community. Old Lincoln High School. Florida A&M University. Meek-Eaton Black Archives. The Knott House Museum. Tour guides are now available at a rate of $100.00/per hour.
Today Mission San Luis is the only reconstructed Spanish mission in Florida. As a living history museum it is devoted to sharing the stories of its former Apalachee and Spanish residents. Knowledge of life at San Luis over three centuries ago comes from intensive archaeological and historical research—the site is the most thoroughly investigated mission in the southeastern United States.
What is Mission San Luis? From 1656 to 1704, San Luis served as the principal village of the Apalachees and was the Spaniards' westernmost military, religious, and administrative capital. Mission San Luis was one of over 100 mission settlements established in Spanish Florida between the 1560s and 1690s.
History of Smokey Hollow Community The Riley House has its own story to tell about the community around it. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the area just east of downtown Tallahassee and west of Myers Park Drive was an African American community called Smokey Hollow.
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Tallahassee- St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail is a 20.5 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Tallahassee, Florida and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking, trail running, and road biking and is accessible year-round.
The Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail is the first paved rail-trail developed by the state, and it follows the route of Florida's first and longest-operating railroad that was used primarily to transport cotton from plantations to awaiting ships. Today adventure awaits, as the rail-trail—plus side trails and nearby state parks—stand ready for exploration.
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