History & Heritage Sites Apalachicola Apalachicola Museum of Art 95 5th Street 850/653-2090 apalachicolamuseumofart.org Features exhibits, presentations. Center for History, Culture & Art 86 Water Street 850/272-5224 historicapalachicola.com Historic brick warehouse along the riverfront. Feaures workshops, classes and exhibits year-round. Chestnut Street Cemetery Avenue E One of the most significant cemeteries on the Florida Gulf Coast. Established in 1831, the headstones tell the history of Apalachicola. The Chapman House Museum 82 Sixth Street Built in the 1840s by Dr. Alvan W. Chapman, noted scientist/ author. Holy Family Cultural Center 203 Dr. Frederick Humphries St. A former Catholic church, this historic building now serves as a senior center and cultural venue.
John Gorrie Museum State Park 46 Sixth Street 850-653- 9347 floridastateparks.org A replica of Dr. John Gorrie’s ice-making machine is on display as well as exhibits chronicling the history of Apalachicola.
Veterans Memorial Plaza 230 Market Street 850-653-1318 threeservicemenstatuesouth. org - Park consists of the Circle of Freedom walkway and the Three Servicemen Statue Detail.
Apalachicola Maritime Museum 103 Water Street 850-653-2500 ammfl.org Maritime heritage exhibits featuring boat building and restoration, as well as educational programs.
Orman House Museum 177 Fifth Street 850-653-1209 floridastateparks.org One of the oldest historic homes in Apalachicola with period decor and exhibits. Raney House Museum 128 Market Street 850-653-1700 apalachicolahistoricalsociety. org - Museum features 19th century furnishings, decorations, artifacts and documents.
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum 1001 Gray Avenue 850-697-8575 campgordonjohnston. com The museum preserves the heritage of Camp Gordon Johnston, a WWII amphibious training camp. Features displays of the area and life as it existed at the camp. Crooked River Lighthouse Park and Museum 1975 West Highway 98, 850-697-2732 crookedriverlighthouse.org Displays of local treasures, events, commerce and heritage featuring exhibits. Gift shop.
Visitors can learn first hand about the life of a lighthouse keeper at the Cape St. George Lighthouse Keeper’s Museum.
Carrabelle History Museum 106 Avenue B South East 850-697-2141 carrabellehistorymuseum.org Four rooms of historic displays of the area, commerce and heritage.
St. George Island Cape St. George Lighthouse 2 East Gulf Beach Drive 850-927-7745 seestgeorgeisland.com Historic lighthouse with lighthouse keeper’s museum located next door. Features lighthouse artifacts and a gift shop.
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2014 Guide to Apalachicola, Alligator Point, Carrabelle, Eastpoint and St. George Island