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The Agriculture museum at the Historical Park is loaded with the history of agriculture in Manatee county. From cattle, citrus, horses, tomatoes, and machinery and tools the museum covers it all. Take time to read the labels and history in each room. It is all...More
The Historical Village is wonderful and especially when decorated for Christmas. Many of the ornaments are made by local children. The magic of the season is seen through the children’s eyes when they slide on the ice, made just for their entertainment and when Santa...More
I hate myself for writing this review. The last decade has seem continual and progressive improvement for Palmetto and this area is no exception. Ok, go see this because it is good in an non-spectacular way. Sort of old Florida understatement. Do not expect much...More
This was a great way to relive some childhood memories and give our grandchildren a peek into the past. A very well preserved area that is very quiet despite being near the city. With a park across the street!
I attended the National Day of Prayer at the historical Park. It is comprised of several older buildings that are very well maintained. The post office, old school house, chapel, historical museum along with the library are very nice. Several couples have exchanged wedding vows...More
Interesting learning for young and old. Farming in the Palmetto. See life in the area in the early 1900's. The development of families and the farming life . Go from building to building and walk through a lovely area in the heart of Palmetto.
Very friendly, welcoming and community oriented historical park. Nice step back in time with a blend of old and new. They present a nice array of events that appeal to a wide range of people. Very much worth the visit.
A great spot to step back in time and learn the history of this sleepy little town where I grew up. The buildings have been restored and contain lots of historical information. The center area has been paved with red bricks, reminding me of riding...More