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Heritage Village

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http://pinellascounty.org/heritage

Categories: Museum, Park

Features: Classes offered, County parks, Guided tours, Kid-friendly, Public restrooms

More in this neighborhood: Largo

Take a step back into Pinellas County's past, before urban sprawl, strip malls and U.S. 19. More than 28 structures and features fill this 21-acre living history museum. Some of Pinellas County's most historic buildings, several dating to the mid- to late-1800s, have been moved to this setting in the pines and palmettos. Heritage Village includes a school, church, railroad depot, sponge warehouse, sugar mill and general store as well as a range of historic homes, including the McMullen-Coachman Log Cabin, the oldest existing structure in the county, and the Queen Anne-style House of Seven Gables.

Pinellas Passport traces the growth of the county through displays about agriculture, coastal living, community life and tourism. Admire the labor-saving devices for the "modern housewife" in Quick and Easy: Gadgets for the Home. In Pieces of the Past, living history demonstrations and hands-on activities include pine needle and palm frond weaving, laundry day, net mending and pioneer cooking. Take home a souvenir of your visit from the village gift shop.

School tours can experience hands-on pioneer life and the village offers summer activities programs for kids (for a fee). Through May, visitors can take a 55-minute guided tour for $2 per person (call ahead for groups over 20).

The village does not host weddings or receptions.

Events at Heritage Village

Country Jubilee
Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00am

Farm City Day
Saturday, November 15, 2014 10:00am

Holidays at the Village
Sunday, January 4, 2015 1:00pm
Saturday, January 3, 2015 10:00am
Friday, January 2, 2015 10:00am
Thursday, January 1, 2015 10:00am
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 10:00am
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:00pm
Saturday, December 27, 2014 10:00am
Friday, December 26, 2014 10:00am
Thursday, December 25, 2014 10:00am
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 10:00am
Sunday, December 21, 2014 1:00pm
Saturday, December 20, 2014 10:00am
Friday, December 19, 2014 10:00am
Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:00am
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:00am
Sunday, December 14, 2014 1:00pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:00am
Friday, December 12, 2014 10:00am
Thursday, December 11, 2014 10:00am
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:00am
Sunday, December 7, 2014 1:00pm
Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:00am
Friday, December 5, 2014 10:00am
Thursday, December 4, 2014 10:00am
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 10:00am
Sunday, November 30, 2014 1:00pm
Saturday, November 29, 2014 10:00am

Pinellas Folk Festival
Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:00am

Speaking of History
Sunday, November 9, 2014 2:00pm Florida's Food Editors: Cooking in the 1950s and 1960s

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