Palmetto Historical Park, Palmetto

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Palmetto Historical Park is located in the heart of Palmetto Historic District in Palmetto, Florida, Manatee County, Florida. The Park includes Palmetto's first Post Office (1880), a cottage museum, a historic one room schoolhouse, a small military museum and a reproduction chapel representative of area churches. There is also a chapel, Military Museum and the 1914 Carnegie Library. Palmetto Historical Park is operated by the Palmetto Historical Commission, Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court, the Manatee County Board of County Commission, and the City of Palmetto. It is located in the Palmetto Historic District. The Manatee County Agricultural Museum next door is housed in a building formerly housing Palmetto's police, fire and maintenance personnel.
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  • This is a great little park that tells the story of Manatee County‚Äôs agricultural beginning. Very interesting, and love that they share these free parks with everyone to learn about the area...  more »
  • Unfortunately our timing was bad so we couldnt get access into the many restored buildings. However, you could look through the windows and they had many placards displayed so you could read the...  more »
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  • This is an amazing, impressive place loaded with information. I am embarrassed to say I have lived in Sarasota 20 years and been to Palmetto on numerous occasions but never spent time at this gem. I will be back!
  • Nice small historical site... Take tour, 2 pm, to see inside buildings... Victory garden...

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