Blanchard House Museum, Punta Gorda

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The Blanchard House Museum is located in Punta Gorda, Florida in Charlotte County, Florida. It covers African American history and the cultural history of Charlotte. Exhibits cover political, civic and religious life; founding families; education; and the Civil Rights Movement through vintage photos, newspaper clippings and family heirlooms.

The Blanchard House and Museum highlights the community that thrived in early days of Punta Gorda, Florida. In addition to exhibits, the museum serves as a community center, with a library of books by black writers, a book club, seminars on African-American history and culture, and leadership classes. The museum is located at 329 East Virginia Avenue Unit 113 in Punta Gorda, Florida.
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  • Very interesting and intimate museum focused on the early African-American citizens of Punta Gorda. While we were there we saw a really interesting exhibit on medical cures from early Africa on...  more »
  • Small museum with big message, I enjoyed learning the local Black history and contributions to our community. Especially enjoyed Learning about Lt Bailey, Punta Gorda's Tuskegee Airmen  more »
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  • This is an Awesome museum to visit. Take your family and especially young ones. The historian is wonderful and is passionate about black history. We expected to walk in, through and out. But ended up staying over an hour it was so interesting and educational.
  • Informative local museum of African American history. Very glad it is here.

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