Located inside the State Fairgrounds is a unique historical museum called Cracker Country.There you will find a charming variety of buildings that tell the story of Florida’s rural history, the Florida Crackers. The Terry Store was one of many…

Located in the heart of historic Pass-A-Grille is the quaint Gulf Beaches Historical Museum. This one of a kind museum has a history as fascinating as the artifacts inside. The Gulf Beaches Historical Museum was once the community church serving the…

For nearly a century, The Don CeSar has been an icon in St. Pete Beach. Standing eight stories tall, this beautiful Spanish-style hotel and spa can be seen from miles away against the paradisiacal blue sky of Florida. Thousands of people flock to The…

Back in 2015, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall celebrated 45 years of providing dependable art and entertainment to the Sarasota community. Known as the “Purple Lady,” the performing arts hall began construction in 1968 and later opened its doors…

There are many areas throughout the United States that bear the names of Confederate generals and leaders of the Civil War. Used as a tribute to the memorialization of the Confederacy and the “Lost Cause,” these symbols litter the American landscape,…

The Temple Terrace Garden Club joined the Florida Federation of Garden Club in 1949. Plans were later developed in 1954 to help beautify the city, in which the Temple Terrace Garden Club planted Magnolia’s and Palm Trees alongside the highway. The…

The Temple Terrace Garden Club is the oldest club in Temple Terrace, dating back to 1946. Temple Terrace was a small community with no activities in the area, but this organization brought the residents of this city together, collectively. On May…

The Woodmont Clubhouse was built in 1928, as part of the original estate property. Initially, the clubhouse served as a horse stable for winter visitors and full-time residents. The stables were later converted into a one-room and after that a…