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Smithsonian: Journey Stories

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Journey stories are tales of how we and our ancestors came to America – are a central element of our personal heritage. From Native Americans to new American citizens and regardless of our ethnic or racial background, everyone has a story to tell. Our history is filled with stories of people leaving behind everything – families and possessions – to reach a new life in another state, across the continent, or even across an ocean.

oregon-or-bustSeptember 2 – October 12, 2013
Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
One Courthouse Square
Inverness, FL 34450
 

Museum on Main Street (MoMS) is a partnership of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and state humanities councils nationwide. Funded by the United States Congress, MoMS combines the prestige of Smithsonian exhibitions and the program expertise of state humanities councils with the rich heritage and local resources of small communities.


 

Wildlife Park seeking businesses and groups to participate in haunted trams event Oct. 25 and 26

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Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park are seeking area businesses and organizations to participate in their annual Haunted Tram Rides community event scheduled for Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 2013. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. each evening, and run until 11:00 p.m. Pepper Creek Trail will be transformed during these evenings into a trail of haunting scenarios that will delight families.

Read more: Wildlife Park seeking businesses and groups to participate in haunted trams event Oct. 25 and 26

September 7, First Light Delight II Cruise

Wake up to wildlife with an early morning cruise. homosassa-wildlife-park-logo

The Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park invite you to enjoy the sights and sounds of the “Real Florida” on an early morning First Light Delight II Cruise down peaceful Pepper Creek scheduled for Saturday, September 7, 2013. Boats will be departing at 7:30 am. Please arrive early to present your ticket to the ticket takers.

After arriving at the entrance to the Wildlife Park, First mates will lead guests to the Garden of the Springs for a Continental breakfast including fruit, bagels, muffins, croissants, coffee, tea, milk and juices. Following breakfast, guests will be gathered into groups for a private behind-the-scenes tour guided by Wildlife Care volunteers. This is a great opportunity to wake up to wildlife and enjoy an early autumn morning cruise at the Wildlife Park.

Tickets should be purchased in advance by September 5, 2013 at the Park’s office located around the back of the Visitor Center on US 19, and will be $25.00 per person. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park. For additional information, please stop by the office or call (352) 628-5343.

The First Light Delight II Cruise will take place:

Saturday, September 7, 2013
Boats depart at 7:30 am
From the Visitor Center at
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. (US Highway 19)
Homosassa, Florida 34446

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