Florida Archaeology Month takes place in March. It includes tours of archaeological sites, films, lectures, demonstrations, and special museum exhibits. For more information, visit: http://www.flheritage.com/archaeology/month/.
Torreya State Park
, visit: http://www.flheritage.com/archaeology/month/.
Torreya State Park is home to a combination of rare plant life and beautiful, historic architecture. You can tour the Gregory House, a furnished plantation home from the 1800s or see the remains of a Civil War battery. The park also has hiking trails, picnic sites and campgrounds. For more information check out the park website at http://www.floridastateparks.org/torreya/ or call the Florida State Parks visitor information line: (850) 245-2157.
Collier County Museum's main event is the Old Florida Festival. It is held annually in Naples. At the festival you can see a reflection of 6,000 years of Florida history, from Stone Age Man to World War II soldiers. The 2013 festival will be held on the weekend of March 9th and 10th. For more information, visit the museum's Web site: http://www.colliermuseums.com/festival/.
Florida's Museum of Natural History's temporary exhibit, Crusin' The Fossil Freeway, exhibit combines some of the Florida Museum's paleontology specimens with the fossil-inspired artwork of Ray Troll. The exhibit ends on September 3rd 2012. Another notable temporary exhibit, which runs through November 2013, is about the Native American dugout canoes. The museum also has a permanent fossil exhibit and garden. Kids can try the museum's Archaeology Adventure day camp or various summer camps. For information, call 352-846-2000, or visit: www.flmnh.ufl.edu.
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