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  Florida
Bradenton
DeSoto Memorial Park
75th Street NW
PO Box 15300
Bradenton FL 34280
Phone 941 792-0458
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/deso/
Alt Web http://www.2fla.com/attractions.htm - BRADENTON%20ATTRACTIONS
E-mail mailto:nps.gov.des
Description Spanish military artifacts
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Group Identity Spanish
Research or Reading Library
Era 16th

 

  FL

  Fernandina Beach

  Fort Clinch State Park

   2601 Atlantic Avenue

  Fernandina Beach  FL   32034    

  Phone  904 277-7274

  Web Site http://www.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch/

  Alt Web http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/guide/regions/north/trails/fort_clinch.htm

  Description  1100 acre park with Civil War fort, costumed characters of soldiers and

                    workers stationed there; park holds coastal strand grass areas, sand

                    dune ridges

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Fort

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Era  Civil War

  New or Updated: 12/30/2006

 

  Florida
Fort Pierce
UDT/Seal Museum
3300 N A1A N Hutchinson Island
Fort Pierce FL
Phone 561 595-5845
Web Site www.navysealteams.com/Options.htm
Description commandos of the sea
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military

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Florida
Jacksonville
Fort Caroline National Memorial
12713 Fort Caroline Road
Jacksonville FL 32225
Phone
904 641-7155
Fax
904 641-3798
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/foca/
E-mail TIMU_Interpretation@nps.gov
Description Park commemorates French presence in Florida - Visitor Center with exhibits, near full-scale reproduction of 1564 fort, also principal interpretive center for Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Group Identity French
Era 16th
  Florida
Key Biscayne
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area
1200 South Crandon Boulevard
Key Biscayne FL 33149
Phone
305 361-5811
Fax
305 365-0003
Web Site http://www.dep.state.fl.us/parks/district5/billbaggscape/info/history.asp
Description one of the few lighthouses that has been attacked - twice (once by the Seminoles, once by Confederate forces)
Building Type Lighthouse
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus: Military
  Florida
Key West
Fort Jefferson/Dry Tortugas
Garden Key
PO Box 6208
Key West FL 33040
Phone 305 242-7700
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/drto/
E-mail mailto:DRTO_Information@nps.gov
Description 70 miles west of Key West, never-completed fort, abundant birds and marine life, reachable only by boat or seaplane
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Field of Study/Science Facility Wildlife
Era 1846
Owner/Operator: NPS
New or Updated: 05/26/2003
 
  Florida
Key West
Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site
Southard Street, Turman Annex
PO Box 6560
Key West FL 33041
Phone
305 292-6713
Web Site http://www.dep.state.fl.us/parks/district5/fortzacharytaylor/index.asp
Description fort played a significant role as Union outpost in the Civil War, coastal defense works well into 20th century, large collection of armaments on site
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Era 1845
 
  Florida
Kissimmee
Flying Tigers Warbird Air Museum
231 North Hoagland Boulevard
Kissimmee FL 34741
Phone 407 933-1942
Web Site http://www.warbirdmuseum.com/
E-mail mailto:Programs@warbirdmuseum.com
Description almost 20 flyable aircraft on display, active restoration program (with 5 day restoration school), additional exhibits
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Military
Industry /Profession Air Force
New or Updated: 06/02/2003
 
  Florida
Melbourne
Liberty Bell Memorial Museum
1601 Oak Street
Melbourne FL 32901
Phone 321 727-1776
Web Site http://home.net/~HonorAmerica
Description full sized replica, military memorabilia and uniforms
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
 
  Florida
Pensacola
Civil War Soldiers Museum
108 Palafox Pl
Pensacola FL 32501
Phone 850 469-1900
Web Site www.cwmuseum.org
Description collection focus is lives of soldiers and sailors, extensive medical collection
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Era Civil War
 
  Florida
Pensacola
National Naval Aviation Museum
1750 Radford Boulevard
Pensacola Naval Air Station
Pensacola FL 32508
Phone 904 452-3604
Web Site www.amaranth.com/~navalair
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus:
Military
 
  Florida
Punta Gorda
Charlotte County Historical Center
2295 Bayshore Dr
Punta Gorda FL 33950
Phone
941 639-3777
Web Site
http://www.charlotte-florida.com/museum
E-mail mailto:museum@sunline.net
Description former Florida Adventure Museum, reopened March 2003 with natural history, sciences, Florida Military Heritage
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
New or Updated: 04/04/2003
 
  Florida
Saint Augustine
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
One South Castillo Drive
Saint Augustine FL 32084
Phone 904 829-6506
Fax 904 823-9388
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/casa/
E-mail casa_ranger_activities@nps.gov
Description stone fort built by Spanish to guard first permanent European settlement in continental US
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Military
Era 1695

Florida
Saint Augustine
Fort Matanzas National Monument
8635 A1A South
Saint Augustine FL 32080
Phone 904 471-0116
Fax 904 471-7605
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/foma/
E-mail FOMA_Site_Supervisor@nps.gov
Description Spanish stone fort built to protect the approach to St Augustine, fort reachable by ferry; visitor center with history, film, models; park protects barrier system ecosystem, nature trails
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Era 1740

 
   
  Florida
Starke
Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park
Route 1, Box 465
Camp Blanding
Starke FL 32091
Phone 904 533-3196
Web Site http://www.claycountygov.com/Camp%20Blanding%20Museum%20&%20Memorial%20Park.htm
Description dedicated to nine Infantry divisions that trained here, refurbished WWII barracks, outdoor park & memorabilia, museum
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Industry /Profession Infantry
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Uniforms
Era WWII
New or Updated: 05/10/2003
 
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