Today I am taking you back to the Florida State Fair for Mono Monday. This time we are going to explore Cracker Country. Cracker Country is Tampa's only living history museum. Unlike the rest of the Florida state fair, Cracker Country is open year round. Here you can visit some
The Christmas decorations are up at Heritage Village, Pinellas County's outdoor history museum. The village consists of about 30 historical buildings, relocated from different parts of Pinellas county, and collected in Largo, FL. Together, these buildings and their contents form a 3 dimensional interactive archive of the region's history. Walking through the village and
1. To learn about Tampa Bay's Tocobaga Indians from knowledgeable volunteers. The Tocobaga were the first Native Americans encountered by Spanish explorers in the Tampa Bay area. They were present long before the Seminole Indians arrived in Florida. 2. To learn about Florida's involvement in the civil war from costumed historical interpreters.